Sol Trujillo is Chairman of Trujillo Group Investments and is internationally recognized as one of the most successful and powerful business leaders in the United States today. Innovation, performance, and achievement at the highest levels are the hallmarks of Sol Trujillo’s career. His journey has been filled with a series of firsts. At 32, he was the youngest officer in the history of AT&T. Mr. Trujillo was not only the first native-born Hispanic Chairman and CEO of a Fortune 150 company, but also the first to commercially launch broadband services at home, the first to launch a Smartphone, and the first to build a nationwide high-speed wireless network.
Sol has been the CEO of three $40+ billion dollar market cap companies on three continents including U.S. West in the U.S.; Orange, SA in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and Telstra in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Sol has served on numerous boards including U.S. West, Pepsico, Bank of America, EDS, Gannett, Orange, and Telstra. He currently serves on the boards of Target Corporation, Western Union and WPP. He has not only been a trailblazer for the next generation, he has served as a catalyst for advancing Latinos to top leadership positions in corporate America.