Dr. Krishna Mikkilineni is Senior Vice President, Engineering, Operations and IT. In this role, he oversees the effectiveness of Honeywell’s research, development, engineering, supply chain, and operations, strengthening the company’s ability to create differentiated products and solutions for Honeywell’s markets across the globe. He also is responsible for expanding the Honeywell Operating System (HOS), driving Velocity Product Development (VPD™), and increasing dedication to quality and delivery throughout the organization. Krishna leads the Honeywell Operations and Technology Leadership Councils and is responsible for the company’s Information Technology (IT) function.
Since joining Honeywell more than two decades ago, Krishna has been instrumental in leading globalization initiatives, establishing worldwide processes, successfully executing large-scale, multi-location projects, and leveraging talent in emerging regions to meet Honeywell product development needs. As the President of Honeywell Technology Solutions (HTS), he grew the organization to nearly 9,000 engineers across China, India, and Eastern Europe and established operations at SEI-CMMI Level 5 rating, PCMM Level 5 rating, AS9100, BS7799, ISO9001-2000, and ISO14001 quality standards, among many other quality certifications.
Krishna holds a bachelor of engineering degree in electronics and communications, and earned a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Florida. He also has received a number of recognitions at Honeywell, including the Lund Award and the Senior Leadership Award.