When someone is getting into the business world, it is likely that they think more about the future of that business. When assessing the success of any business, you check the profits it is generating today, and also the ability it has to thrive tomorrow. Louis Chenevert is one man who understood well that the markets have become quite dynamic these days. He knew that giving a business a competitive edge requires one to incorporate innovative technology in whatever they are doing. One of the things that make Louis a great business leader is the understanding that implementing innovation is good for solving the current needs, and also for enhancing future functionality. The truth is that many manufacturing firms in the United States have really declined but Louis’s contributions have maintained UTC on the competitive edge.
Louis has served as the Chairman and CEO of the United Technologies Corporation until he retired in 2014. General Motors has enjoyed his served for about 14 years before he joined UTC. From UTC, Louis headed to Goldman Sachs Merchant where he served as the Senior Industry Advisor in the Banking Division for two years. This was from 2015 to 2017. He also once served as a devoted member of the US-India CEO Forum, and also a Business Council member. In 2011, Louis was a member of Board of Directors in charge at Cargill Inc. He also happens to be the Chairman of the Advisory Board at Yale Cancer Center.
Growing his business from one level to another is what Louis has been doing. He says it is not easy to do so but he manages it through open thinking and relentless focus. He says that he spends most of this time thinking big on business matters. Louis advises the upcoming entrepreneurs not to have anything in common with anyone who isn’t on their business agenda. Louis affirms that internal politics can highly determine the fate of the future investors and business leaders in a region. When asked about the source of his productive life in business, he said all this came because of being eternally optimistic, being passionate, and embracing a tremendous focus on the main thing.