Gregory Hayes, Chairman and CEO, United Technologies Corporation
with Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
Gregory Hayes was elected President, Chief Executive Officer and director of United Technologies Corp. on November 23, 2014. Hayes previously served for more than six years as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this position, he played a critical strategic and operational role in reshaping the company’s portfolio to focus on its core aerospace and building systems businesses. During this time, UTC successfully acquired and integrated Goodrich Corporation and acquired a majority interest in the International Aero Engines (IAE) program, streamlined its Carrier business and fire and security portfolio, and divested more than $8 billion of non-core businesses.