Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer
Riaz Raihan is senior vice president and chief digital officer (CDO) of Trane Technologies. In this role, Riaz is responsible for advancing the digital strategy and vision for Trane Technologies and deepening the company’s digital capabilities, technology and offerings to help customers reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, manage energy and asset performance, and unlock operational cost savings.
Riaz’s extensive experience encompasses digital strategy and transformation, the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), general management, sales and marketing, product development and partnerships.
Prior to joining Trane Technologies, Riaz served as advisor to the CEO and ELT at Alight, an AI-driven services firm, where he developed a three-year digital transformation that significantly increased the company’s enterprise value. He simultaneously served as President at Alida CX, a global leader in digital customer experience management, which rose to prominence as a top firm for customer-centric design under his leadership.
Prior to that, Riaz led multi-billion-dollar business units at global technology companies SAP AG, Cisco Systems and Infor Global. Early in his career, he worked as a management consultant with Ernst & Young and Accenture, serving Fortune 500 clients across North America and Europe. Riaz holds engineering and MBA degrees and is a graduate of the Stanford University Management Development Program. He is a member of MENSA International and the Forbes Technology Council, and he was ranked in the world’s Top 25 Software Product Executives in 2021 and 2022 by The Software Report.