Akshay Sahni is the General Manager, Strategy and Technology at Chevron Technology Ventures. In this position he provides oversight over enterprise technology strategy development, R&D for disruptive technologies, external partnerships for technology innovation, intellectual property and technology deployment and adoption. His focus is on technologies supporting the core business, digital and low carbon technology verticals including CCUS, hydrogen, renewable fuels, energy storage systems etc.
Akshay joined Chevron in 1998 as a Research Scientist and since then has held operations and asset management leadership positions of increasing responsibilities in multiple locations within the US and internationally.
Akshay has a Doctorate in Energy Resources Engineering from Stanford University and MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business. In addition, he has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Punjab University, India and a MS degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has authored over 20 technical publications and has 3 patents.