Juan deBedout

Juan M. de Bedout

Chief Technology Officer

Juan M. de Bedout leads Technology & Global Engineering for RTX. He guides the company’s overall technological vision and strategy, including its engineering operations, investments in research and development, and programs for companywide product safety and product cybersecurity.

De Bedout also oversees management of the company’s leading research centers: RTX Technology Research Center and RTX BBN Technologies. His other responsibilities include progressing RTX’s technology roadmaps and the company’s commercial and defense technology strategies, as well as continually improving engineering execution and organization vitality.

Previously, de Bedout led Aerospace Technology at RTX, working with the company’s businesses to shape the technology vision and strategy for the company’s commercial offerings, and to drive the identification and use of technology synergies and best practices across RTX.

De Bedout has helped drive innovation throughout his career. He was vice president of Advanced Technology and Engineering Effectiveness at Collins Aerospace, leading a team of engineers to shape advanced technology planning and investment. He spent 18 years with General Electric Company in roles of increasing responsibility, including as Chief Technology Officer for GE’s Grid Solutions business, serving the electrical transmission and distribution industry.

De Bedout attended Purdue University and holds three degrees in mechanical engineering: Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).