LUCA GORGOGLIONE CERTINI
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YALE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT New Haven, CT
Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2018
Active member of the Finance Club.
Member of the SOM United Soccer Club and Case Competition Club.
ROMA TRE UNIVERSITY Rome, Italy
Master of Engineering (MS), Civil Engineering 2010 – 2012
US equivalent GPA: ~3.9/4.0, graduated cum laude 4 months earlier than expected date.
Only student selected as Teaching Assistant to develop and execute study program for 20 visiting Iraqi engineers.
Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Civil Engineering 2006 – 2010
US equivalent GPA: ~3.5/4.0, Manager of Computational Lab. Manager of student library. Tutor for 1st
NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, INC. Houston, TX
Structural Engineer, Land Rigs 2013 – 2016
Managed project teams of engineers and designers throughout design process of customized oil drilling rigs. Issued final
approval on all manufacturing drawings and technical reports. Conducted feasibility studies for Business Development.
Led team of 5 people to redesign “Ideal Rig” (most successful land rig ever designed at NOV) to capitalize on new
market opportunity. Given extremely aggressive 6-week timeline to design new drilling structure; successfully delivered
project on time and on spec. Company sold 20 redesigned rigs, generating over $560 MM. New rig now sold worldwide.
Initiated design book to ensure API audit criteria are met, maintaining NOV’s right to use API monogram on 200+ rigs.
Led communications with plants in Mexico, Canada and China to ensure production consistency worldwide.
Structural Engineer, Edmonton, Canada 2013
Engineered several cold-climate oil rigs sold for $160 MM collectively. Coordinated directly with customers to facilitate
contract deviation requests. Led project update communications with corporate office. Supported manufacturing facility.
Analyzed mathematically rig models and designs of company’s first EU rig designed for Polish customer.
Engineered mast for Tatneft Slant rig for Russian operations sold for $60 MM. Performed hand calculations on critical
structural connections and held product improvement meetings with senior engineers and customers.
Land Rigs Engineer, Galena Park, TX 2012 – 2013
Supervised disassembling process of Ideal Rig at plant during first-time rig up and final shipping to customers. Implemented
procedural improvements based on customer feedback.
Reduced Ideal Rig relocation time procedures by 33%. Created “relocation plan” that maximized use of available
resources at rig sites and minimized unproductive time based on new man-hour approach.
AC MILAN ACADEMY Sydney, Australia
Head Soccer Coach 2010
Coached and organized 3 youth soccer teams. Managed 3 Assistant Coaches. Improved Under 11 team performance to
ranking of 4th
(of 24 teams), up from 19th
in previous year.
Languages: Italian (native/fluent), Spanish (intermediate; in current study).
Captain, NOV Soccer Team: led and organized team of 25 co-workers through 4-month competitive season.
Work authorization not required. Three years left on H-1B visa.