Mr. Blaine Tookey works in the BP’s Digital Innovation Office where he is responsible for solving BP business problems that don’t lend themselves to traditional IT solutions through adoption of digital technology innovation. The team accelerates adoption of new technology by increasing senior-executive-level awareness of the business possibilities created by emerging digital technology trends  and running proof of concept projects that have potential for wide scale adoption. Blaine has been responsible for development of wireless technology for industrial environments and predictive analytics for refining and E&P business both of which have won internal and external awards for this work. Blaine’s current focus is jointly leading DIO’s work on business solutions for asset and people tracking, the use of wearables technology and exploration of the deployment of IoT. Prior to DIO he had roles as the global refining performance leader for process control, simulation and separations in BP’s refining business; he developed the strategy and technology program for the refinery of the future remote plant monitoring program; he was the program manager for reviewing and implementing solutions to improve the digital security of the process control systems for the refining and chemicals businesses and led the global refining advanced control team.