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Louis Chenevert is an entrepreneur, chairman and chief executive officer of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). Louis joined the company in 2006, and since then, he has served different roles in the company. He first worked as the chief operating officer and a director of the company before he was appointed as the chief executive officer in 2008. In 2010, Mr. Chenevert took up the role as the chairman of the company.

Louis Chenevert holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, production and management option from the University of Montreal. Chenevert has spent his career bringing ideas into life. He focuses on operational talent and engineering expertise to make ideas become a reality. Technology trends have been the most exciting factor to Louis and the United Technology Corporation at large. He believes that technology is advancing at a crazy speed that can accelerate the momentum of the UTC into the near future.

Before joining United Technologies, Louis also worked in other companies. His career journey started at General Motors where he served as the general production manager at General Motors St. Therese operation for 14 years. In 1999, he worked as the president of Pratt & Whitney. He worked tirelessly to ensure success in both companies. He is a board member of the US-India, CEO Forum and a member of the executive committees of business roundtable, where he heads the tax and fiscal policy committee. He chairs the Yale cancer center advisory board and also serves as a board of director for Cargill. Mr. Louis was recognized as a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2015.

In an interview, he stated that passion, focus, relentless follow up, being optimistic and investing had been the key habits that have made him productive as an entrepreneur. He had unique strategies that helped him in growing his business. He has always found a way to eliminate roadblocks that may stand between his success. Louis Chenevert advises entrepreneurs to think big and surround themselves with winners and successful people who motivate them to work harder. He also urges startups to get the right team with vision and can help in overcoming obstacles.

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