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Ben Driggs
Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer
Honeywell Aerospace
Keynote: The Evolution of Space and the Future of the Space Industry
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 16:40 - 17:00
Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer Honeywell Aerospace Technologies Ben Driggs was named the Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer for Honeywell Aerospace Technologies in October of 2023. Ben, who has been with Honeywell since 2004, is responsible for defining the Aerospace strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Partnerships, and oversees all commercial activities, including Sales Operations and Excellence, Pricing, Offering Management, Customer Marketing, and Product Innovation. Before his most recent role, Ben served as the President of High Growth Regions for Honeywell, responsible for leading Honeywell’s business in emerging markets (Middle East, China, India, Southeast Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America) across all divisions. The High Growth Regions represent ~25% of Honeywell’s business and have been over 50% of Honeywell’s growth over the past decade. Ben achieved significant growth in new vectors in the role, including sustainability, industrial digitalization, aerospace, and logistics. Prior to that role, Ben served in a variety of leadership positions with Honeywell, including President of Americas Aerospace; President of Aerospace Services and Connectivity; President of Honeywell Latin America based in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Vice President of Aerospace Asia Pacific based in Shanghai, China; and Vice President of Propulsion Engines. Before joining Honeywell, Ben was an Associate Principal with McKinsey and Company consulting firm in Los Angeles, California. Ben holds a master’s degree from Oxford University in England, where he was a Swanson Scholar, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona, where he was also Student Body President and a Flinn Scholar. Ben was awarded the Spirit of Inquiry Award by the University of Arizona in 2014.