Ignatius “Dayan” Anandappa has joined United Technologies as Corporate Vice President & General Manager, Digital Accelerator. Dayan will lead day-to-day operations at the new Digital Accelerator in Brooklyn, N.Y., a state-of-the-art digital hub focused on developing software solutions for UTC's world-class product and service portfolio s.
Accelerator is the next step in the company’s digital transformation and
underscores UTC’s commitment to leading in the digital era and unleashing the
size and scale of UTC’s businesses on the world of big data and the Internet of
Dayan will lead the User Experience Design and Software Development disciplines for UTC and provide strategic oversight and general management of all aspects of the Digital Accelerator. He will focus on enabling our business units to increase the scale of their respective teams at the Digital Accelerator.
Dayan brings 15 years of experience at General Electric with him to UTC. Most recently he served as CIO, GE Digital. Prior to working at GE, he worked at Pepsi Corp. and MCI.