Larry Kittelberger was senior vice president, Technology and Operations at Honeywell International when he retired in April 2010. In this position, he led Honeywell’s Engineering, Operations (Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Procurement), Information Technology and Global Security organizations, overseeing the products Honeywell makes, the service it provides to customers, and the fundamental tools employees need to accomplish their jobs effectively. Larry was also responsible for driving Honeywell’s key change initiatives supported by Six Sigma—Honeywell Operating System, Functional Transformation, and Velocity Product Development™—which are standardizing work, improving performance and quality, and reducing waste and variation in the company’s operations, support functions and engineering disciplines, respectively.
Prior to joining Honeywell in 2001, Larry was senior vice president and chief information officer at Lucent Technologies Inc/Bell Laboratories, where he was responsible for global information systems, information systems architecture, and supply chain strategy, with a strong focus on accelerating e-business activities. He led the restructuring of Lucent Technologies in 2000 and 2001.
From 1994 to 1999, Larry served as senior vice president and chief information officer at AlliedSignal Inc., where he established the company’s first global communications network, significantly stabilized infrastructure operations, expanded AlliedSignal’s electronic commerce capabilities, and directed its global Year 2000 initiative.
Earlier, Larry had a 25-year career at Tenneco, where he held a variety of leadership positions in engineering and information systems. His most recent role was chairman of the company’s CIO Leadership Council.
Larry earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Pennsylvania State University in 1970 and an M.B.A. from Old Dominion University in 1975.
Old Dominion University honored Larry in 2008 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. He received the Outstanding Engineering Alumnus Award from the Pennsylvania State University School of Engineering in 1998 for his achievements in business. In 1997, as a result of his dedication to the Virginia Council on Information Management and his efforts to improve Virginia, Governor George Allen declared February 18 as Larry Kittelberger Day.
Larry is a former Director of Arbitron, Commonwealth Industries and Aleris International. He served on the Advisory Boards of Old Dominion University’s College of Business, IBM, AT&T, and the Pennsylvania State University College of Information Sciences and Technology.