As Chief Digital Officer of Chesapeake Energy, Kentaro is responsible for the corporate Digital Transformation as the company evolves its operating model to be digitally enabled across the enterprise. Teams he leads include Digital Product Management, Data Science & Advanced Analytics, Data Governance, Central Reporting & Visualization, Enterprise Automation, GIS, Enterprise Architecture, and Technology Training & Adoption. Kentaro also leads IT strategy as the group moves to modernize its technology estate to establish the foundation for that transformation. Prior to Chesapeake Kentaro led Cloud Advisory Consulting for the Southwest region at Accenture and worked extensively in emerging software technology and service areas prior to that.
Kentaro holds a B.S. from Northern Arizona University and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.