Vice President, Research, Exxonmobil Technology and Engineering Company
Dominic T. Clausi (Nick) is the Vice President of Research for ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company located in Houston, Texas. In this role, he oversees a global technology and engineering organization – with offices in Texas, New Jersey, Singapore, , Canada, the United Kingdom – that provide support for ExxonMobil refineries and chemical plants worldwide.
Nick received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1994 followed by MS and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996 and 1998. In the same year, he began his career as a Research Engineer with Exxon Chemical Company in Intermediates Technology at the Baton Rouge Chemical Plant. In 2002, he transferred to Chemicals Headquarters where he held various marketing and supply chain roles in the Intermediates and Basic Chemicals businesses.
In 2008, Nick began a series of manufacturing assignments in Chemicals and Refining that included Technical Manager of Beaumont Polyethylene Plant, Operations Department Head at the Baton Rouge Refinery, and Plant Manager of the Baton Rouge Plastics Plant. In 2013 he returned to Houston, where he served as the Global Synergy Engineering Manager in ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, Chemicals New Product Platforms Manager, Vice President of Global Chemical Technology and Senior Vice President of Performance Derivatives before assuming his current position in October of 2019.
Nick is married with two daughters and enjoys spending time with them in various outdoor activities.