By Dan Jeavons, Vice President for Digital Innovation and Computational Science on Nov 16, 2021
Leading by example
Adam Pagani is the winner of the Leading by Example category. He kick-started a series of bootcamps for citizen developers at Shell’s Norco Manufacturing Complex in the US and is growing a larger community of citizen developers in the Gulf Coast team. Adam won this category due to his relentless effort in eliminating wasteful ways of working using low-code and no-code software applications.
This category rewards leaders who are constantly innovating and guiding their teams with care and empathy
Citizen development pioneers
Annemiek te Boekhorst won in this category for being an early ambassador of citizen development in Shell. She led her team in the development an innovative furnace trimming application for Shell Moerdijk, a chemicals plant in the Netherlands. This bespoke application enables significant reduction in costs and energy consumption at this site.
This category recognizes ambassadors of our citizen software developers programme, who deliver value and demonstrate strong leadership and an innovative approach to solving problem with digital tools.
Citizen development hero
Kimberly Andrus was recognised as a citizen developer hero for digitising ways of working of the maintenance team at Shell’s Norco Manufacturing Complex in the US, thus eliminating several paper-based manual processes. She also stands out with her dedication in training others to become citizen developers.
This category rewards innovators who unlock the value from the data at their disposal.
The award went to Eduardo Ruiz Duarte, a senior data scientist who built several complex algorithms and advanced data models which are now used across the enterprise.
Data visionary recognises data evangelists who are carving a niche space in Shell with their outstanding thoughts and solutions.
Rising star in AI
At Shell, we reward individual initiatives. Neha Sharma has voluntarily demonstrated that our predictive maintenance application for control valve could be extended to other instrument types. The outcome of her work will allow our assets to extend their existing predictive maintenance capabilities to thousands of new pieces of equipment with minimal investment. For this, she received the Rising Star in AI award.