Tim Cejka "was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is married with two daughters.
"He began his career with Exxon over 25 years ago as a geophysicist mapping areas in the U.S. He has served in various line management positions as well as strategic planning, as advisor to the Upstream Director for Exxon Corporation, and as Exploration Advisor for Exxon's Netherlands and German affiliates. He was Vice President of Exxon Ventures CIS and traveled extensively in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan. Post merger of Exxon and Mobil he became Vice President for the Caspian/Middle East region for ExxonMobil Exploration Company. His current position is Executive Vice President for ExxonMobil Exploration with responsibilities for exploration and geoscience in Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Caspian Region."
Cejka is Co-Chairman of the Board for the US-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce.