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The Role of Corporate Venture Capital in Innovation

March 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

In 2016, global corporate venture capital investments totaled $24.9 billion. Join Kemal Anbarci, Managing Venture Executive of Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) to learn about the lifecycle of corporate venture capital and how CTV champions the innovation, commercialization and integration of emerging technologies into Chevron. Kemal will shed light on how their technology and venture capital teams seek & identify pioneering startups whose technologies have the potential to enhance the way Chevron produces and delivers energy.

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Who Should Attend:
– Energy related startups
– Startups interested in learning how to work with corporate venture capital groups
– Startups looking to raise money & understand the investor’s POV

What You’ll Learn:
– How Chevron thinks through its technology venture investments
– View of startups from a corporate venture perspective

About the Speaker:
Kemal Anbarci is the managing venture executive for the Venture Capital group in Chevron Technology Ventures. In his role, he is responsible for using venture capital as a conduit for integration of new technology solutions into Chevron operations. Kemal has been with Chevron for over 25 years during which time he has held a variety of upstream responsibilities including assignments in field development, reservoir engineering, corporate and strategic planning, non-operated joint venture management, business development and technology management in La Habra, San Ramon, Perth and Houston. He currently holds board observer role for several of CTVs portfolio companies as well. Kemal received his master’s degree in operations research, and master’s and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum and natural gas engineering from Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from the University of California, Irvine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.


March 30, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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