Back-office optimization helps improve process efficiency and reduce costs as well as scale for future growth ambitions when needed.

James B White

Principal, Technology Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP

Experienced transformational leader. Connector of people. Pragmatic problem solver.

Jim is a Principal in the Consulting practice of Ernst & Young LLP, focused on oil and gas exploration and production industry clients. He has over 25 years of experience with upstream process improvement and enabling technology across financial accounting, joint interest, production and revenue, land, supply chain, maintenance, and human resources. Jim uses this experience to assist clients with process and system assessments, business integration activities, and complex transformation projects, including ERP implementation, intelligent automation solutions, and managed services. 

Prior to joining EY, Jim served as an Associate Partner, focused on developing new business and delivering engagements with clients in the oil and gas sector, involving enterprise applications and large-scale business process and information technology outsourcing.  

Jim has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate from Southern Methodist University and has attended Executive Leadership Training at Yale University School of Management.

How Jim is building a better working world

Jim strives to bring high-performing teams together to assist oil and gas clients with sector-specific technology and managed services needs. Today’s leading energy companies depend on internal technology and specialized sector capabilities to support aggressive growth and integration strategies. They depend on applications and processes that enable efficiency and growth. Jim works with these clients to understand their priorities and serve as a trusted business advisor in order to deploy services and solutions to meet their specific needs. 

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