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Explore the future of your life and business. Host Joe Toubes interviews engineers, software developers and more experts to uncover how today’s innovation is shaping tomorrow’s technology. One day soon we will breathe on Mars, travel in flying air taxis and live in smart cities.

Explore the future of your life and business. Host Joe Toubes interviews engineers, software developers and more experts to uncover how today’s innovation is shaping tomorrow’s technology. One day soon we will breathe on Mars, travel in flying air taxis and live in smart cities.


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Explore the future of your life and business. Host Joe Toubes interviews engineers, software developers and more experts to uncover how today’s innovation is shaping tomorrow’s technology. One day soon we will breathe on Mars, travel in flying air taxis and live in smart cities.




The Future Is... Sustainability

Sustainability is a core part of how Honeywell operates, says General Counsel Anne Madden. From innovative products, including low Global Warming Potential refrigerants, to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Anne goes behind the scenes of the company's sustainability story.


The Future Is... Preparing for a Post-Pandemic World

Honeywell Chief Financial Officer Greg Lewis explains why it is important to plan long-term even amidst the coronavirus pandemic. He also explains how data and analyzing trends helped the company react to ever-changing circumstances.


The Future Is... Sustainability at the Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is the most-visited site in Australia, welcoming almost 11 million people in a typical year. Listen to this in-depth conversation between CEO Louise Herron and Honeywell Building Technologies President and CEO Vimal Kapur. They discuss what the future holds for the iconic building.


The Future Is... Cheering on Sports (with the Carolina Panthers)

The coronavirus pandemic forced sports to stop last spring as COVID-19 spread around the world. This fall, the Carolina Panthers football team implemented safety measures to welcome fans back to Bank of America Stadium. Listen to Carolina Panthers Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Hart explain those changes and how technology helped protect players, staff and fans.


The Future Is... Automation Technology at Shell

Shell executive Bert Natalicchio and Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies President Rajeev Gautam discuss trends in the energy industry. Listen to their in-depth conversation about how automation helps with remote operations and efficiency.


The Future Is... Flying With United Airlines

What does air travel look like during the coronavirus pandemic? What will it look like in the future? This special episode answers those questions in an in-depth conversation between Honeywell Aerospace President and CEO Mike Madsen and United Airlines Chief Operating Officer Jon Roitman.


The Future Is... What We Make It (Featuring CEO Darius Adamczyk)

In the season finale, Honeywell Chairman and CEO Darius Adamczyk explains the key factors that have kept the company in business for more than a century. Darius discusses the 100-year anniversary of the the New York Stock Exchange listing and why it is significant that Honeywell recently rejoined the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Darius also shares insight into how the software industrial company plans to shape the future.


The Future Is... Back to School

As COVID-19 spread around the world last spring, students attending university and K-12 schools switched to remote learning. As the back-to-school season approaches classes will look different this year. Honeywell Chief Commercial Officer Jeff Kimbell and Patrick Hogan CCO of Honeywell Building Technologies discuss future of education.


The Future Is... Digital Transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation as workers around the globe had to abruptly work from home. During the early months of the outbreak, Honeywell information technology teams helped shift tens of thousands of employees to work remotely. Honeywell Chief Digital Technology Officer Sheila Jordan explains what it took behind the scenes to make that happen and what the future of IT holds.


The Future Is... Quantum Computing

Quantum computers will help businesses tackle computations that never could be performed previously. Honeywell Quantum Solutions President Tony Uttley explains how the technology works and what it will mean to industries.


The Future Is... Data

Businesses have a lot of data. In the real estate industry, data can range from analytics on financials to information about air quality in a building. A partnership between Honeywell and SAP will unify that data. Que Dallara, president and chief executive officer of Honeywell Connected Enterprise, and Peter Maier, president of SAP Industries and Customer Advisory, explain how the new partnership will transform industries.


The Future Is... Buildings Used in New Ways

The coronavirus pandemic emptied out offices around the world. Meanwhile, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers are running nonstop to keep up with demand for new products and online orders. Honeywell Building Technologies chief technology officer Himanshu Khurana explains how the uses of buildings have changed and what the future holds.


The Future Is... Autonomous Buildings

Buildings leverage technologies like Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things to operate themselves. The chief product officer for Honeywell's software business, David Trice, breaks down why those autonomous operations are essential for business continuity - especially during a pandemic.


The Future Is... Hospitals Ready for Pandemics

Engineer Dave Rausch explains how technology can help critical rooms in hospitals stop the spread of germs. The secret? Airflow that exhausts airborne viruses and bacteria, replacing the room with clean air. Dave explains how that technology will help hospitals be prepared for pandemics and future outbreaks.


The Future Is... Producing Enough N95 Masks

Demand for N95 masks has soared during the coronavirus pandemic. To help meet that demand, Honeywell is transforming U.S. manufacturing facilities to make the masks. What does it take to prepare those facilities? How do you hire employees while adhering to social distancing? Will Lange, Honeywell's president of Personal Protective Equipment, answers those questions and more.


The Future Is... Smart Cities

The Future Is… podcast host Joe Toubes visited Dubai to explore what smart cities means for you. There, expert Dina Tamimi discusses the technology, like the Internet of Things in buildings, that makes cities a better experience for residents.


The Future Is... Jet Fuel Made From Mustard Seeds

Engineers Willie Morrissette and Tony Barnette explain how the future of fuel will be powering planes with plants. Fuel made from Carinata seeds, which are non-edible mustard seeds, helped power a flight in 2018 where a plane flew from California to Australia.


The Future Is... Shipping Faster Than Ever

Same-day delivery at no extra cost will soon be a reality for consumers. That will meet the demand of consumers who want their online orders to arrive as soon as possible. Engineer Eric Rice explains the technology - including robots - makes warehouses efficient. That gets your order out for shipping and to your doorstep faster than ever before.


The Future Is... Molecules Making a Difference

Shaving cream, hairspray and keyboard cleaners all use aerosols that have historically been harmful to the planet. But there is an alternative that has a low Global Warming Potential and can also be used in propellants like aerosols. Host Joe Toubes interviews a chief technology officer at Honeywell, Maribel Wilson, about how these molecules work.


The Future Is... Cyber Secure

The technology that businesses depend on to operate can be vulnerable to hackers. Those bad actors can threaten companies uptime and bottom line. Cybersecurity expert Sema Tutucu explains how the industrial world is at risk and why they should protect themselves.