Born in Wichita, Kansas, Darren Woods is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois.
Born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, Neil Chapman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Surrey in 1984. Upon graduating, he joined Esso Chemical Company in 1984 at the Fawley Refinery in the United Kingdom.
Originally from Washington, D.C., Andrew Swiger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Born in Mansfield, Ohio, Jack Williams graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. He joined Exxon in April 1987 as a drilling engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana.