Ray Scippa is an experienced communicator with a demonstrated history of working in diverse industries, including oil & gas, subsea systems, automotive lubricants and accessories, commercial aviation and academic research. Skilled in magazine writing, editing and production; internal communications content development and intranet site management; podcasting; Crisis Management; Public Affairs; and Crisis Communications.

Ray is director of employee communications at ConocoPhillips, where he leads many of their digital workplace tools including the intranet, podcasting, the employee magazine, and video production. At ConocoPhillips, a 2015 winner of the best intranet contest by the Nielsen Norman Group, the intranet or portal home page is the gateway to the umbrella digital workplace. The Fortune 500 giant undertook an intelligent redesign a year before, using SharePoint 2013, to ensure its place as a global energy company with more than 25,000 employee users.

Approximately 13,000 ConocoPhillips employees worldwide listen to regular employee podcasts, with the average podcast receiving 2,000 to 3,000 listen (almost double what an average written news story garners).

During the conference Ray will discuss how ConocoPhillips orchestrates and integrates both podcasts and other multimedia including employee videos into the complete communications mix and digital workplace.