George Oliver, Chairman and CEO, Johnson Controls

George Oliver

Chairman and CEO

Johnson Controls

George R. Oliver is chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls. Prior to becoming CEO on Sept. 1, 2017, he served as president and chief operating officer with responsibility for the company’s operating businesses and leading the integration of Johnson Controls and Tyco following their September 2016 merger.

Oliver previously served as chief executive officer of Tyco and as a member of its Board of Directors from September 2012 through the September 2016 merger with Johnson Controls. He joined Tyco in July 2006 as president of Tyco Safety Products and assumed additional responsibility as president of Tyco Electrical & Metal Products from 2007 through 2010. He was appointed president of Tyco Fire Protection in 2011.

Prior to Tyco, Oliver had a more than 20-year career with General Electric (GE), where he served in operational roles of increasing responsibility in several divisions, including as president and chief executive officer of GE Water and Process Technologies and president and chief executive officer of GE Engine Services, as well as previous leadership roles in GE’s Aircraft Engines and Appliances divisions.

Oliver serves on the Board of Directors of Raytheon Company, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense and other government markets throughout the world. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Trustees. Oliver earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.


Executive Interview: George Oliver, Chairman and CEO, Johnson Controls

Tuesday, October 17th

Get an inside view into the strategy and perspective of Johnson Control’s Chairman and CEO George Oliver. With the interview conducted by SIA’s Chair  James Rothstein, Mr. Oliver will explore macro economic trends, and trending topics like healthy buildings and building efficiency/decarbonization, AI applications for building technology and AI concerns like privacy and potential regulations, plus what JCI sees as the future of the industry and how workforce challenges impact our industry’s future and what JCI is doing to attract, train and develop that next generation workforce.