JCHamilton Consulting LLC



James C. Hamilton is the principal and founder of JCHamilton Consulting.  He is an experienced IT director, manager and consultant with a very broad background in managing all aspects of Information Technology for large corporations. He has held a variety of executive and senior IT management positions within ExxonMobil, Exxon Chemical Company, TPC Group and Imperial Oil Limited and is very familiar with the Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals industry sectors.

In addition to his background and expertise in managing IT services, he also has many years of project management experience under his belt, including leadership roles in managing complex global IT projects. He is a member of the Project Management Institute and is PMP certified. He has had extensive experience in the practical application of change management protocols in successfully delivering projects and in effectively managing organizational change.

Mr. Hamilton earned a BSc in Chemical Engineering at Edinburgh University and an MSc in Chemical Engineering at the University of Alberta, where he specialized in computer control of chemical plant processes.

He is a life member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta and became a designated Information Systems Professional in the Canadian Information Processing Society in 1992.


Mr. Hamilton's broad, high-profile accomplishments include the following:

General management positions:

Director of Information Technology Services

Director of IT Infrastructure Operations

Manager of SAP Basis System Services

Manager of Project Management Services for North America

Architecture and Technology Services Manager

Manager of Staff Resources for Global Infrastructure Services

Chemical Plant Operations Manager

Major projects, programs and change mangement experiences:  

Global Deployment of Standard PC and Email Services

MPLS WAN service implementation

Data Center Virtualization 

ERP implementation and upgrade

Global Strategic Plan Development

Pre-Merger Planning and Merger Project Execution

Organizational Restructuring

Managing Outsourced Services

Establishment of Inhouse Offshoring Services

Vendor Management and Contract Negotiations

Business Alignment at the Executive Level

IT Governance

Benchmarking/Best Practices

Staff Development/Succession Planning

IT Management Consulting

IT Consulting Services for the FTC regarding the Kinder Morgan / El Paso Merger

Senior Project Management Services for Shell's Smart Manufacturing Program

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