Robert Peterson is a Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant. He is also a partner with A.D. Little. His expertise is in strategy, organization and digital transformation. Robert, who is focused on the oil and gas and energy industries, is recognized as an industry expert in the areas of shale development and operations excellence strategies; energy R&D and innovation management; oilfield service market entry and growth strategies; aligning digital and corporate strategy to achieve tangible results; and building top performing organizations.
Robert’s clients range from energy super-majors to large independent shale developers, oil field service firms, and private equity funds. He is currently advising clients with developing digital strategies that are aligned with corporate objectives and implementing the next generation of lean innovative energy organizations.
Previously, Robert held senior management positions at ExxonMobil and then Schlumberger. At ExxonMobil he was responsible for geotechnical services, geoscience R&D, and oversight of ExxonMobil’s global wildcat drilling program. At Schlumberger he was a founding partner of Schlumberger Business Consulting, leading the technology and operations practice. After Schlumberger, Robert joined the Charles River/Marakon strategy consulting practice, and led the growth of its Houston business, and then spent a short interval leading Oliver Wyman’s North American energy practice.
Robert holds a BA in physics from Carleton College, a BSEE in electrical engineering from Michigan Tech, and an Executive MBA in general management from Southern Methodist University. He can be reached at email@example.com.