Dave Cote is Chairman and CEO of Honeywell, a $40bn diversified technology and manufacturing leader. He was elected president, CEO, and a member of Honeywell’s Board in February 2002, and amed chairman of the Board in July, 2002. In 2014, he was selected for the prestigious Horatio Alger Award, and in the same year was named Institutional Investor’s Best CEO in the Capital Good/Industrial Electrical Equipment & Multi-Industry category. In 2013, Mr Cote was named CEO of the Year by Chief Executive, recognised as one of the World’s Best CEOs by Barron’s, presented the Australian Association’s Award for Excellence, and named one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by StemConnectors.org. In 2012-13 Mr Cote served as a founding member of the steering committee of the Campaign to Fix Debt, a bi-partisan effort to build support for a comprehensive U.S. debt reduction plan. He received the Asia Society’s Global Leadership Award and the Peter G Peterson Award for Business Statesmanship from the Committee for Economic Development in 2012, and the Distinguished Achievement ward from B’nai B’rith International in 2011. He was named Vice Chair of the Business Roundtable (BRT) in 2011 and chairs its Energy and Environment Committee. In 2010, he was named by President Barack bama to serve on the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, also known as the Simpson-Bowles Commission. He was named co-chair of the US-India CEO Forum by President Obama in 009, and has served on the Forum since July 2005. In 2007 he received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the Foreign Policy Association. In 2001, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree rom the Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University. Mr Cote earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire.