Diane Jurgens holds overall responsibility for delivering innovative technology strategies, programs and capability.
Diane has more than twenty five years experience in business development, information systems, engineering, and product development. Proven track record managing complex business operations delivering technology programs and growth in emerging markets. Diane currently holds the position of Chief Technology Officer at BHP.
International business experience in more than 20 countries including 10 years working and living in China. She is currently a resident of Singapore.
2013 Magnolia Award winner from the Shanghai Municipal Government for contributions to the economic and social development of Shanghai
2012 Female Automotive Executives, Motor Trend China
Education: Masters in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in International Business.
Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer at BHP, will explore the business imperatives mining faces amid the proliferation of automation, data science and artificial intelligence. The sector is experiencing a new wave of technological disruption and rampant change, heightening competition across borders for jobs and investments. The industry must embrace innovation and technology to secure and create the future. Recruiting tech-savvy teams and partnering with innovators will position the sector at the forefront of technological progress.