Information Intelligence: The key to mitigating geopolitical risk and gaining competitive advantage

Mike Hepburn

Commercial Vice President at Adarga

Sam Olsen

Vice President, Geopolitics at Adarga

Session description
Mike Hepburn and Sam Olsen, leaders at Adarga, bring a unique blend of expertise to the forefront of geopolitical risk management. With over 20 years of experience and a deep understanding of international relations, Mike is a seasoned tech professional. Meanwhile, Sam’s background as a think tank CEO and prolific writer on geopolitical risk adds a critical dimension to their insights. Together, they offer invaluable strategies for businesses navigating the challenges of our fast-changing world.

Mike Hepburn and Sam Olsen, experts in the field of Information Intelligence and geopolitics, have offered a crucial perspective on how energy companies can navigate the challenges posed by global politics. They emphasize that geopolitical issues, such as conflicts between countries or trade disputes, can have negative impacts on energy businesses. Furthermore, they highlight the increasing complexity of these challenges in the future. To address these issues, Hepburn and Olsen advocate for the use of Information Intelligence, which they liken to a smart tool capable of monitoring news, social media, and government statements in real-time. This tool assists in identifying potential problems before they escalate and aids in crafting strategies for various scenarios. Additionally, it helps companies comprehend how political developments influence energy prices and regulations, ensuring compliance and due diligence when engaging with partners in risky regions. In essence, their insights suggest that by harnessing the power of Information Intelligence, energy companies can not only avoid pitfalls but also gain a competitive edge in this ever-complicated world of global politics.

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