Andrew Barendrecht


Andrew has over 28 years of experience in digital transformation, knowledge management and business transformation.  Currently Andrew provides advice in multiple industries on how to optimize digital planning, organizational collaboration and business readiness.  He is skilled at identifying organizational  business needs and optimizing operations with enabling technologies.  

With a background in information and knowledge management, Andrew’s focus always has been on how to optimize organizational operations, including: business models, decision making, business readiness, compliance and knowledge sharing.  While technology is often the enabler to improve business performance, it is not in itself an end goal.  Andrew has also actively supported innovation groups such as Shell’s gamechanger teams in how to identify, track and leverage new technologies and concepts

Much of his work has been done in large scale, international organizations (30.000+ staff) and with highly disruptive technologies. During his career Andrew has worked in such organizational transformation roles as global compliance, disruptive technology adaption and global knowledge sharing for companies such as Shell, European Space Agency, Chevron and many others. He has filled roles such as CIO for Shell Research and Chief Digital officer for Virginia Mason Hospital.  

Andrew has also consulted for many technologies start-ups, providing him with insight into the most advanced technology capabilities. Currently, Andrew’s passion is identifying disruptive technologies (AR, Drone, AI) and business transformation methods (Gig Economy, Adaptive business) and applying them in new industries and start-ups. 

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