Rusty Patel, former Tenneco senior vice president and chief information officer, was responsible for leading the company’s global information technology operations. When DRiV Incorporated spun from Tenneco, Patel served in the same position with DRiV™.

Patel joined Tenneco in February 2018 with an extensive background in information technology spanning more than 25 years. Most recently, he served as vice president, information technology for the building technologies and solutions business at Johnson Controls (JCI).  Prior to JCI, Patel held leadership roles in information technology with multinational companies including Tyco, VWR International and Motorola, Inc.  He began his career with EDS, supporting Delphi Automotive. 

Rusty holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. 

Rusty Patel
former SVP & CIO
Tenneco