Christopher T. Calio

President & Chief Executive Officer

Christopher T. Calio is the president and chief executive officer of RTX, responsible for leading a global team of 185,000 employees advancing aviation, engineering integrated defense systems and developing next-generation technologies. He is also a member of RTX’s Board of Directors.

Calio brings a broad range of experience in business management and strategy, most recently serving as chief operating officer. In that role, he managed the realignment of RTX from four to three business segments: Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney and Raytheon. He also oversaw the company’s functions for technology, engineering, enterprise services, digital, operations, quality, supply chain and environment, health and safety.

Prior to that, Calio served as president of Pratt & Whitney, which designs, manufactures and services aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.

Calio joined the former United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in 2005 as an assistant counsel and went on to serve in multiple leadership positions, including serving as chief of staff for UTC’s chairman and CEO, leading the legal department of Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial Engines business, and serving as vice president and general counsel for UTC Aerospace Systems, which is now Collins Aerospace.

Calio holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity College and two degrees—an MBA and a law degree—from the University of Connecticut.