Leandre Adifon is Vice President, Enterprise Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology. In his current roles Leandre oversees Programs & Portfolio Management, Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology for Ingersoll Rand. Until recently, he led Engineering & Technology for the Industrial Technologies Sector including Compressed Air Technologies, Power Tools, Fluids Management, Material Handling and Club Car.
Leandre came to Ingersoll Rand after 20 years at United Technologies, where he was vice president of Otis Worldwide Engineering and a member of the Otis Executive Committee. He held various roles of increasing responsibility within United Technologies, including vice president of elevator systems engineering and development, director of engineering for North and South America, and senior manager for systems engineering worldwide, among others.
Prior to joining United Technologies, Leandre was consultant in Robotics, machine tools and thermal engineering in Europe.
He holds advanced degrees in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic of Milan in Italy and in management and finance technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He also has an MBA from RPI and a certificate in systems design and management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
He is a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Global Architecture Forum and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a board member of the American School for the Deaf (ASD) in Connecticut and the African School of Economics (ASE).