Mauricio Peña 

Mauricio Peña currently serves as senior global commodity manager for MRO & industrial supplies in the global supply chain operations for United Technologies Corporate HQ. In this role, he is responsible for leading corporate initiatives and cost-saving strategies globally, while attaining full alignment and penetration amongst the business units in both developed and developing regions (NA/EMEA/APAC). He leads various programs implementing sourcing and e-commerce initiatives partnering with companies like Amazon and Google while driving gap closures to achieve annual savings and targets.

Mauricio joined Pratt & Whitney in 2014 as an account specialist for the global transitions group in global supply chain. In this role, he was responsible for ensuring the transition of joint ventures and new development suppliers were production ready for the NGPF and F135 programs in Eastern Europe. He also held roles of increasing responsibilities in global transitions, project management, international trade compliance, and business development groups. He has also become the lead in ITC and export compliance in Turkey as he assumed ownership as the DSP License agreement owner for the F135 program in 2015. 

Prior to joining UTC, Mauricio spent five years with General Electric where he graduated the OMLP program in 2012. He then became a quality engineer and buyer in the Houston Rotor Repair Shop for the energy business and achieved receiving his Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt. 

Mauricio is currently attending Johnson & Wales University where he plans to receive his master’s degree in global supply chain. In 2009, he graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. During college, he was president of Society Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), vice president of Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc., and co-captain of the school’s baseball team.

He founded and developed the 1st ERG Hispanic Leadership Forum (HLF) at the Farmington campus for UTC in 2016 and currently serves as the president. He is also currently a member of the SHPE professional chapter in Connecticut and the National Society Hispanic MBAs (formally NSHMBA, now known as Prospanica).