Jose R. Mas, 44, is Chief Executive Officer of MasTec, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified infrastructure services providers in North America. During Mr. Mas’ tenure revenue has grown from $930 million in 2007 to over $4.5 billion in 2014; today MasTec has more than 18,000 team members serving multiple industries throughout 375 locations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Additionally, MasTec has consistently been ranked among the top specialty contractors by Engineering News-Record for the last 5 years.
Since assuming the Chief Executive position at MasTec, Mr. Mas has completely transformed MasTec from a predominantly telecommunications contractor to the most diversified specialty contractor in North America. Mr. Mas diversified the company by expanding into the growing fields of oil and gas pipeline construction, high voltage electric transmission line construction, power generation, and wireless infrastructure construction. Mr. Mas also expanded its traditional communications business, which now includes both broad-band infrastructure and installation-to-the-home satellite, home automation and security services.
Jose Mas grew up in the business and over 20 years worked his way from the field to the boardroom. He is a graduate of the University of Miami where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration. He serves on the Board of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Miami. He is also an active supporter and coach of various youth basketball teams.
Mr. Mas was awarded the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the year award in 2011 and in 2012 and he was featured in the season finale of the CBS hit show Undercover Boss. Additionally, he was voted as the #1 engineering and construction CEO for 2014 by Institutional Investor Magazine.