Joe is responsible over all of CITGO’s Information Technology and Security operations.  Joe has over 35 years of IT experience supporting the Oil and Gas Industry.   Prior to being named CIO Joe has held multiple positions in IT with responsibilities over application teams that support Finance, HR, Hydrocarbon Supply Chain, Mid-Office, Marketing, and various other business units.  Joe was also responsible for CITGO’s ERP System.  Joe also has managed the Technical Infrastructure and Operations teams with responsibilities including the Enterprise Network, Servers & Storage, Workstations and Strategic planning over IT Infrastructure and Cloud based applications. 

Joe is a member of the Computer Science Industry Advisory Board at Oklahoma State University and a Board Member of the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute for the University of Houston.  Joe is the past Chair for the American’s SAP User Group Oil & Gas Special Interest Group.   Joe is a member of the Society of Information Management, Houston Chapter.   Joe holds a BS in Computer Science from Oklahoma State University and a MBA from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. 

Joe Carroll
CIO
CITGO Petroleum Corporation