Carlos de Castro

As Resideo’s global quality leader, Carlos de Castro is responsible for overseeing all product portfolio, from new developments to life cycle management, and customer care. Created in 2018 through a spinoff of Honeywell’s Homes segment, Resideo is $4.5 billion business in the smart home sector, with operations in 40 countries and ~14,500 employees around the world. Carlos brings more than 25 years of experience as a quality and customer care executive, including previous global and regional leadership roles in Honeywell, and leading organizations like Philips, Novelis, and ZF.

Carlos has been living in Europe for the last 17 years, with positions in Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Switzerland. He is a member of the IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, former assessor for the EFQM - European Foundation for Quality Management, supporter of E4C – Engineering For Change, speaker in conferences, and has sponsored student projects of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
Day Two - 10:50 – 12:50
WORKSHOP: Making the Move From Linear to Exponential Operational Excellence:

  • How to disrupt ourselves before being disrupted?
  • Why remaining comfortable with business-as-usual is no longer an option?
  • What are the lessons from industry disruption to our own leadership?
  • The technologies bringing great revolution to the way we work and lead: artificial intelligence, robotics, augmented reality, machine learning and neural interfaces, autonomous transportation, Internet of Things (IoT).
  • How to move from incremental to exponential OPEX leadership?
"Resideo is a global leader in ensuring homeowners are safe, productive and comfortable in their homes. The company became an independent, publicly traded company in late 2018 as a result of Honeywell spinning off its Homes product portfolio and ADI Global Distribution businesses. Resideo’s mission is to provide its customers with integrated, simple solutions for today’s connected home.

Our solutions deliver comfort, safety and security to the home from any mobile device, anywhere in the world, and include connected thermostats, whole-home professionally installed and monitored security systems, do-it-yourself home awareness and security systems, carbon monoxide and fire detection devices, furnace and boiler controls, water leak and freeze detection products, whole-home air purifiers and humidifiers, and software applications. Through its ADI Global Distribution business, the company meets the needs of more than 100,000 low-voltage contractors through more than 200 physical locations in nearly 20 countries, offering them access to more than 350,000 products. Resideo has a long-term licensing agreement with Honeywell products will go to market with the “Honeywell Home” name, continuing the heritage customers have known for the past 100 years. For more information, go to" (Resideo)