Work History

Italian Trulli

Category Manager | Intel Corporation
Champaign, IL

June 2020 Current.

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of global strategies, supplier selection, supplier management, contract negotiation, and business partner influencing and demand shaping related to IT products and services.
  • Push cost reduction, manage risk, maintain a competitive supply chain environment, align business partners on architecture and future technology, and road maps.
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    Founder | Earnest Agriculture, Inc
    Champaign, IL

    Jan 2019 Current.

  • Built 3 strategic partnerships with a Big Ten University, a CNBC’s Top 5 Disruptor agriculture company, and a Midwest soil distributor decreasing overhead, raising $25,000 in seed capital, and allowing for the development of proof of concept facility.
  • Solved various construction and cost problems by sourcing materials and assembling a team of 5 diverse, highly educated, experienced individuals helping save over $100,000.
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    Founder | DisplayInfinity, Inc

    May 2016 Current.

  • Launched and created a revenue-generating product business through the utilization of research, design, production, marketing, and sales within a 2-year time frame.
  • Raised over $30,000 in equity-free seed capital and competitions to complete and patent 1st generation of products, leading to the pre-sale of over 30 units in under 2 weeks.
  • Analyzed over 60 fabricators by examining price, quality, and factory standards resulting in negotiations and contracts with 2 and the successful delivery of the first 100-unit shipment; receiving 99% customer satisfaction.
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    Corporate Strategic Procurment Intern | Intel, Inc.
    Chandler, AZ

    May 2019 Current.

  • Created a process to standardize, add increased controls, metrics, and speed the creation of higher quality scopes of work aligning with program strategies and stakeholder needs.
  • Helped bring savings of 83.4% in time from previous process, 2340 hours of work a year, $487,422 annual savings and mitigated risk on over 70 million dollars of contracts annually.
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    Product Development Intern | Caterpillar, Inc.
    Chicago, IL

    Aug 2017 to May 2018

  • Interviewed over 30 construction industry workers, understanding current issues, and created 5 prototype iterations of an air sensor solution within a year’s timeframe.
  • Mediated between executive stakeholders and 4 team members from diverse backgrounds, developed a strategy and vision, and directed a team to meet 100% of set deadlines, receiving a top evaluation on product delivery.
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    Software Engineering Intern | Exelon Corp
    Chicago, IL

    Jun 2015 to Aug 2015

  • Collaborated with 2 interns to re-design and develop a fully functional team tracking mobile application within a 2- month deadline, with 100% positive feedback from top executives.
  • Spearheaded the transition from old team tracking system to new cross-platform mobile application increasing efficiency by 33% and providing a compact dashboard for leadership.
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    Information Technology Manager | US Army
    Fort Polk, LA

    Jan 2008 to Jan 2014

  • Managed a high-volume workload within a deadline-driven environment. Resolved an average of 550 inquiries in any given week and consistently met performance benchmarks in all areas (speed, accuracy, volume).
  • Developed and implemented a disk cloning procedure to streamline operating system installation and security properties configuration to reduce workstation setup time from 3 hours to 15 minutes.
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    Communication Security Account Manager | US Army
    Fort Polk, LA

    Feb 2012 to Jan 2014

  • Achieved 100% accountability and security of United States Army classified paperwork and equipment, passing all inspections, receiving commendation on account security, and overall organization.
  • Planned and led training sessions for new and existing cryptographic holders as part of the "Patriot Team" initiative by facilitating at least 3 sessions per month to decrease overall security incidents by 95%.
  • Education History

    Italian Trulli

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) | Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Product Management

    Graduation May 2020 Urbana-Champaign, IL.

  • iVenture Startup Accelerator
  • International Healthcare Consulting Project
  • Internet of Things Consulting Project
  • Carnegan Mellon Case Comp Winner - 2nd
  • Libman Case Comp Winner - 1st
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    University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) | Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

    Graduation May 2018 Chicago, IL .

  • Google Front-end Developer Challenge Scholarship
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Extreme Engineering Challenge (Chevron)
  • Future Founders Startup Residency Program
  • Bunker Labs Startup Cohort
  • iOS Application
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    Central Texas College | Information Technology

    Graduation May 2012 Texas

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    Technical Proficiency

    Programming Languages
    C, C++, JavaScript, Python, AngularJS, HTML5, Assembly, MATLAB, Arduino IDE, SQL, CSS, Verilog, VHDL
    Multisim, LTSpice, Quartus, ModelSim, Linux, UNIX, MS Office, Eagle, AutoCAD, SketchUp, NI Multsim
    Function Generator, Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Soldering, Microprocessors, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi.