Marcus Galafassi was appointed Vice President, Information Technology & Chief Information Officer for Otis in 2015. In this role, Marcus is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of Otis’ worldwide IT operations. He provides oversight for all information systems and drives optimization and efficiency across the enterprise.

Marcus brings more than 20 years of IT experience with UTC to this position. Previously, he was responsible for driving IT strategy for UTC Building & Industrial Systems (BIS) EMEA, as well as a similar role as Vice President for Information Technology at the BIS Refrigeration unit. Prior to that role, he held positions of increasing leadership across Europe and Latin America at UTC Climate Controls & Security and Carrier divisions.

Marcus holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.