Tomas Szaszi is head of Strategy and Innovation for EMEA HTS (Honeywell Technology Solutions), that is research and engineering center employs 1500+ talented scientists and engineers. Tomas leads Internal & External Innovation Eco-System to establish technology prototyping, innovation and learning platforms to address critical business problems and provide stimulus for internal entrepreneurship. Promote open innovation concept through enabling interactions with partners to learn, innovate and ultimately create value for our customer. Partner with top Universities, Innovation centers, Startups, Industry Peers, and Governance/ Municipality in CR and EMEA to setup solid platform for strategic growth.
Tomas has 14 years of experience in SW and embedded systems development with 9+ years in project/program and product management. Leading and managing development activities in global teams (EU, USA, India, and China) with the focus on Software Development Life Cycle using Agile or Waterfall approach and techniques and tools of Lean and Six Sigma.
Tomas holds a master of engineering degree in Artificial Intelligence & Cybernetics from Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia) and Executive MBA from Nottingham Trent University (UK). Tomas is PMP, CSM, Design Thinking and Six Sigma Green Belt certified and also leads PMI (Project Management Institute) – Moravia Chapter since 2014.