Steve Lechowicz

Steve Lechowicz

Job Title: Predictive Analytics Leader

Company: Santos

Since 2014 Steve has lead the development and implementation of Predictive Analytics across Santos – a major independent Oil and Gas producer headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia.

Implementation of the Predictive Analytics system has generated millions of dollars of benefit for Santos and is garnering recognition as the leading edge of industrial scale innovation.

Earlier this year, Steve’s team won the Big Data Innovation of the Year and the Industrial and Primary Industries State iAwards for their work in Predictive Analytics in Oil & Gas. They went on to win Merit Awards in both categories at the AIIA National iAwards. As a result Santos has now been nominated by the AIIA to represent Australia in the Asia Pacific International Awards ‘APICTA’

In the words of Professor Stephen Roberts, Head of the Machine Learning Research Group, University of Oxford…
“…the grand challenge of achieving a scalable, integrated, end-to-end Predictive Analytics system is, to the best of my knowledge, unique to Santos…”

Speaking at the following:

13:55 - 14:30
Discussion Group: Practical Experiences on Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Applying predictive analytics – why, when and how. The importance of visualisation throughout the analytics pipeline. Best practices in documenting and reporting analytical insights for key stakeholders.

13:00 - 16:00
Masterclass D: Roadmap: Getting Started with Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning

Are you keen to start leveraging the latest technologies available in advanced analytics and machine learning but just not quite sure how to get started? You aren’t alone. There are certain fundamentals that you need to understand about these tools in order to apply them appropriately to your own business problems. This session equips you… Read more.