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Meet a #futureshaper: Kevin Clinger

Here's how he's helping to reduce germ levels in hospitals.

When Kevin was a child, he wanted to be a doctor when he grew up. Now, he makes the hospitals where doctors work safer.

He has been with Honeywell since 2005 and is based in Washington state. Here’s his #futureshaper story.

What do you do?
I work with heating and cooling controls and systems to reduce hospital acquired infections and improve patient safety.

What gets you excited about coming to work every day?
Building solutions that make real impact on our everyday lives.

How has Honeywell changed since you began working here?
Honeywell has become much more focused and driven on customer needs and delivering the right solutions.

Why is the future important?
Because the future gives us the opportunity to do better than we did in the past.

How does your job make tomorrow better and safer than today?
By improving air quality and patient safety in hospitals, allowing patients to go home sooner and healthier.

What qualities do you think a #futureshaper should have?
Proactive, always learning, open to new thoughts and ideas, solves problems, and is someone others want to work with.

If you were a fortune reader, what would you predict as the future of your industry?
A total integrated healthcare solution that is cloud-based with machine learning that generates predictive analytics that auto-heals most troubleshooting issues.

What advice do you have for someone who wants to follow in your footsteps??
My advice would be to do it! Honeywell is a great organization to work for and the specific businesses, solutions and people I work with daily are among the best there is.

What do you for fun?
Spend time with family, golf, go to the lake and run.

Learn more about what it is like to be a?#futureshaper.