Senior Vice President, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Suresh Venkatarayalu is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer Honeywell, where he is the driving force behind the company’s disruptive technologies, innovative product development, and global R&D efforts. A transformative and visionary leader, he successfully merges technology and business to establish the foundation for significant company growth.
Suresh brings a unique global perspective to business operations with a deep understanding of market needs. As CTO for Honeywell, he leads global research, the development of innovative new applications, product engineering, and breakthrough technologies to drive organic growth.
He is responsible for program execution of all Enterprise Transformation work, spearheading Honeywell’s Project Solutions Transformation, Enterprise Process Transformation delivering consistent Global Design Model and the deployment and convergence of the enterprise system of record.
Suresh is passionate about cultivating strong relationships with key business stakeholders, industry partners, and colleagues. An inclusive and trusted leader, he enjoys helping fellow leaders evolve in their roles, and actively mentors young professionals who represent the future of Honeywell.
His career began in Aeronautical Development Agency (Under Dept of Defense Research and Development, India) as an Aerospace engineer. He joined Honeywell in 1995 as a software & systems engineer for Aerospace and then held a series of engineering and IT leadership positions. In his previous roles as CTO for our former Automation and Control Solutions business group and as President of Honeywell Technology Solutions (HTS), he was responsible for more than half of Honeywell’s global engineering & technology design hub based out of emerging growth centers.
Suresh’s professional history is complemented by an Executive MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from Bharathidasan University, India.