Darryl Willis is Vice President Oil, Gas & Energy at Google Cloud. In this role, Darryl is responsible for driving Google Cloud’s business across the entire Energy sector. He is focused on developing products and solutions, providing deep line of business expertise to the sales teams in their go to market efforts, and building trusted relationships with key leaders and companies across the Energy sector.
Darryl is an accomplished global senior executive with expertise leading businesses across the oil and gas industry. He has a proven track record of delivering growth and improving profitability for enterprises in the United States, Russia, Asia and Africa. He has earned the reputation as an inspiring leader who develops people, builds high-performing teams and gets business results.
Prior to joining Google, Darryl was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer for BP Angola based in Luanda. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Head of Subsurface for BP. During his 25-year career in oil and gas, his technical and global management experience includes subsurface, drilling, operations, commercial, strategy, safety, ethics and compliance, public affairs, crisis management and technology.
Darryl earned a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University with concentrations in Managing Global Businesses and Social Responsibility, a Master of Science in Geology and Geophysics from the University of New Orleans, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Literature from Northwestern State University. He currently lives in Silicon Valley.