VP Business Development: Defense, Greentech
Craig von Ilten, Vice President of Business Development for the Defense and Green Technology markets, focuses primarily on developing Trust Automation’s business approach to serving these industries. Both industries employ hybrid vehicle propulsion systems (airborne and ground) that require extremely efficient, custom electronic-drive solutions. Trust Automation has considerable talent and experience to apply to these markets. Craig’s role is to refine the domestic and international sales programs, coordinate with the Sales and Marketing team, research and develop strategies, and capitalize on the new opportunities. Craig holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and is currently serving as the Chair for the Electrical Engineering Department’s Industrial Advisory Board. Craig also serves as a mentor for Team 974, First Tech Challenge Robotics and volunteers for the Huasna Valley Chapter 4H and Fort Hope.