Vice President, Chevron Technical Center
Balaji Krishnamurthy, 47, is vice president, Chevron Technical Center, for Chevron Corporation, a position he assumed in January 2024. In this role, he oversees technical services in support of Chevron’s global operations, the development and scaling of innovative technology solutions to support the current and future energy system, as well as the application of engineering standards across the company.
Prior to this, Krishnamurthy served as vice president of Strategy & Sustainability, where he was responsible for guiding development of the company’s key strategies, including capital allocation and sustainability efforts. Previously, he was president of Chevron Canada Limited, where he oversaw the company’s upstream interests in Canada.
Krishnamurthy joined Chevron Technology Ventures as a process engineer and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in project management, decision analysis, asset development, asset operations, corporate strategy and business unit leadership. The majority of his career has been in international business units supporting operations in Angola, Canada, Kazakhstan, Thailand, and corporate headquarters in San Ramon, CA.
Krishnamurthy earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and electrochemical engineering from the Central Electrochemical Research Institute in India, a master’s degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Florida, and a master’s in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Updated: January 2024