Naren Gursahaney

May 3, 2013

Naren Gursahaney is president and chief executive officer of The ADT Corporation. He and his leadership team’s significant contributions have helped make ADT the leading provider of home and small business electronic security, automation, and alarm monitoring services in North America.

Before his appointment at ADT, Gursahaney was president of Tyco Security Solutions, the largest operating segment of Tyco International. His extensive experience in enhancing the operational efficiency of multi-billion dollar organizations brought him there in 2003 to launch and lead a companywide operational excellence initiative. He then served as president of Tyco Engineered Products and Services, a $7 billion division, and its flow control business. Prior to joining Tyco, Gursahaney spent ten years in leadership roles at General Electric, including general management, marketing, business development, and information technology. He was president of GE Medical Systems Asia, chief information officer of GE Medical Systems, and vice president-service, GE Medical Systems Asia.

Before General Electric, Gursahaney served four years with Booz Allen & Hamilton, a leading global consulting firm.

He began his career as an engineer with Westinghouse Electric in the United States and Israel, where he worked on the company’s F-16 co-production program. Gursahaney holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State and an MBA in general management from the University of Virginia. An active Penn State alumnus, Gursahaney serves on several advisory boards. In 2009, he was honored with the Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award from the College of Engineering.

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Naren Gursahaney

Naren Gursahaney (’83 M E)