VP, Industry Business Unit General Manager
Benjamin Beberness is the Vice-President for the Industry Business Units (IBUs) at AspenTech with responsibility for assuring that AspenTech’s portfolio of solutions, services and partnerships deliver the highest value for the customers in asset intensive industries. The IBU team showcases AspenTech solutions and consults customers on realizing the business value generated by the AspenTech portfolio.
Benjamin is passionately driving innovation that makes the asset intensive industries such as chemical, mining, oil, gas, and energy industries more successful and he frequently shares his strategy and insights with customers, partners, press, and analysts. He is regularly invited to deliver keynote speeches and to moderate panel discussions. In strategy meetings, he advises leading customers how to gain deeper insights into their business and expand flexibility in operations to anticipate and adjust to challenges.
Benjamin joined AspenTech in 2023. Prior to AspenTech, Benjamin led the oil, gas, and energy IBU at SAP. Prior to SAP, Benjamin held the role as the CIO of Snohomish County PUD where he was responsible for all IT/IoT strategy, operations, and cyber security. Previous to Snohomish, he held the position as Director of Delivery Services for Berkshire Hathaway Energy in Portland, Oregon. He has extensive experience managing a broad range of technology, security and compliance issues including 25 years in large scale management roles. His background also includes work for Williams Gas Pipeline in Houston, Texas, and the Deloitte and Touché Consulting Group / DRT Systems.
Benjamin also serves on several company boards and is currently on the Board of Stonebridge Consulting.