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Louis Chenevert Identified with UTC’s Growth

The current and former chairmen and CEOs at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) shared what it takes to drive the company’s future growth. In an article, Gregory Hayes revealed the task of the most successful chief executives comes about when they leave the company improved and a cut above from how they found it. He pointed out while short term objectives are important, CEOs must always watch the long term closely. He also said UTC puts time into both technology and its people to influence its upcoming potential. According to Hayes, innovation ventures not only expand the company business, but also develop the suppliers business.

Hayes gave the example of Pratt & Whitney and its Geared Turbofan engine and how it will propel future growth. He supplied details of how the engine was a substantial investment of more than 20 years and $10 billion and how it revolutionized the industry by trimming down fuel burn by 16 percent, emissions by 50 percent and noise by 75 percent. In addition, Hayes made known the need to invest in the next generation of expertise and skill. He said UTC expects to hire nearly 25,000 people in the United States over the next three years.

The company also encourages its employees to continue their education through its Employee Scholar Program, which pays for employees to earn degrees in any field. According to UTC the program, which was launched in 1996, is one of the company’s best expenditures as employees worldwide have earned 39,000 degrees.

Canadian businessman, Louis Chenevert, who previously served as the chairman and CEO at UTC, was also president of Pratt & Whitney Canada. He is recognized for the significant growth of UTC under his leadership. According to Forbes, during his tenure at UTC from 2006 through 2014, the share price climbed from a low of $37 to $117.

Born in Quebec, Chenevert earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from HEC Montreal. Chenevert, who is currently the exclusive adviser for Goldman Sach’s Merchant Banking Division, is chairman of HEC Montreal’s International Advisory Board.

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Daniel Mark Harrison: ICOs as the New Way

As an entrepreneur, author, and commentator, Daniel Mark Harrison has accomplished many things. Not only is he the Chairman and CEO of Daniel Mark Harrison and Company (DMH&C), but he is also involved as a Managing Partner for Monkey Capital. One of the most interesting things about Mr. Harrison is his background. Daniel Mark Harrison received his B.A in Theology and his Masters in Business Administration and Management and Journalism. His diverse background is very compelling; mainly because none of his degrees are a direct link to one another. I believe his diverse knowledge in these areas has propelled him to where he is today.
Daniel Mark Harrison started his career off in London as the Head of Private Clients. In his later years, he also pursued a career in journalism. From there he worked and co-founded other jobs before he became the CEO of his own. DMH&C is a global investment company that has offices in Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Singapore. His wide range of cultural exposure helps him as a cultural media commentator.
On July 15, 2017, Monkey Capital started a new venture dealing with ICOs. An ICO is an initial coin offering which allows crowdfunding for a cryptocurrency. People who buy ICOs can also get Monkey (MNY). Due to the popularity of ICOs, Monkey Capital has been able to sell options. For an example; COEVAL was used as an option to discuss investors passiveness towards valuation premiums. Management also made the decision to distribute the token out to friends and family.
Overall, Huffington Post praises Monkey Capitals’ ICO as very innovative and lucrative. Moreover, a radio host considers Monkey Capitals way of crowdfunding with ICOs is a breakthrough. Word is rapidly getting out of a new technique to campaign and crowdfund. Daniel M. Harrison and Monkey Capital is changing the way people invest.

Philanthropist, Columnist and Technologist- Erick Pulier

Being able to accomplish a lot at a young age is every young person’s dreams and desires in life. However not all of us are able to meet our goals, because it requires dedication and hard work. At a young age Erick Pulier was proud to have accomplished so much.

Erick Pulier is more than a eminent Harvard University graduate. Mr. Erick’s hard work and devotion has seen him earn many titles including being a columnist, a philanthropist, a public speaker, published author, a radiant technologist, and as an entrepreneur who has been able to build several successful startups. Erick Pulier can well fit into a description of an interesting tech entrepreneurs in the world.

Erick Pulier was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey. It is clear that an education was simply a sharpening tool for his natural intellect as he started programming computers at fourth grade. Erick’s passion for technology as well as his devotion saw him establish a data base Company in 1984 after his high school graduation. After his high school graduation he went to Harvard University to study English and American literature and he became an editor of the institution’s daily Newspaper, Harvard Crimson. Erick also wrote for the newspaper and his editorial news can be viewed from his Harvard writer’s profile. Erick widely wrote on the dangers of terrorism, the stigma associated with Harvard degree and other important topics.

Erick Pulier has established several successful startups XPrize being one of them and perhaps the most radical startups. XPrize is a program which includes several competitions and winning of prizes to individuals who are willing to push themselves to their fullest possibility. Mr. Pulier’s vision was to help the young people realize their dreams as he rewards their success. Erick Pulier also founded Akana where he established SOA software program. The program expanded and in the 2000s he acquired several other merchants under the Akana brand. After growing it and becoming one of the most influential group for SOA solutions, he sold the company to Rogue Wave software in 2016.

Erick Pulier is not only a technologist and an editor; he also contributes much in the society. Erick is a donor at the Painted Turtle which is a camp for children with chronic illness. Pulier donates his time and resources to make sure that children with chronic diseases enjoy summer camp experience.