“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows”- Epictetus
Jeff Hutchens is the Chief Information’s Officer (CIO) at EAG Services + EAG 1Source who joined EAG in 2019. Jeff drives the overall IT vision for EAG’s IT Outsourcing business line, leveraging technology and innovation to streamline infrastructure.
Jeff is well-versed in all IT functions with a focus on strategy, acquisitions and divestitures, project and portfolio management, contract negotiations, master data management, integration and reporting, and enterprise software implementations. He has led multiple software, service and infrastructure evaluations and managed the associated implementations. Through Jeff’s leadership and vision, he has recruited and developed multi-faceted teams, leveraged technology to develop a competitive advantage for his clients and incorporated automation to reduce organizational G&A costs.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Northern Colorado, and Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver.
Jeff is a tenured IT leader who brings 28+ years of experience in High-Tech and Oil & Gas industries, Energy, Technology, Government (US Army), and Manufacturing. He has a demonstrated ability in supporting systems and delivering complex multi-phased projects over geographically dispersed companies.
Prior to EAG, Jeff held various senior leadership positions in the Oil & Gas industry working at EnCana/Ovintiv, Antero Resources, and EQT. He led 15+ asset integration and divestiture projects and served in a Program Manager role for an IT integration which created the largest natural gas producer and 4th largest gathering system in the United States. Jeff has maintained accountability for IT budgets ranging from $10MM to $60MM per annum.
Jeff is focused on providing executive advisory services for numerous EAG upstream and midstream clients and has served as Chief Information Officer and Acquisition Program Lead for several clients including small G&A startups and Fortune 500 companies in both part-time and full-time capacities. He is also accountable for the Information Technology Outsourcing and Consulting Practice at EAG with a focus on IT Due Diligence, Acquisition and Divestitures, Cloud, Infrastructure, Networking, and Security.
Jeff enjoys camping, skiing, and traveling with his family. He also enjoys getting involved with his children’s activities and is a Boy Scout leader and youth wrestling coach.