Paul Fechtelkotter

Offerings and Market Manager for Energy Industries

Paul Fechtelkotter currently serves as IBM Rational’s Global Business Segment Leader for the Energy, Utilities, Chemical, Petroleum and Natural Resources sectors. In this role he is responsible for managing and orchestrating all efforts across the market segments, including strategy, solution development, marketing and sales. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Fechtelkotter held product management and marketing leadership roles within Rational. During his 16-plus year tenure at IBM, he has also served in leadership positions in a variety of functional areas in IBM’s hardware, services and sales organizations. Mr. Fechtelkotter has developed extensive experience and authored multiple papers on the application of systems engineering principles to the design, construction and operation of complex, safety-critical, cyber-physical systems such as nuclear power plants and off-shore drilling rigs.

Mr. Fechtelkotter holds an MBA degree from Stanford University as well as Master of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Dartmouth College and its affiliated professional schools.