Our Chapter

Since 1987 our chapter has helped thousands of students attain internship and job opportunities across the nation. Our chapter is comprised of students in the various computing disciplines at Purdue University. The mission of Purdue AITP is to foster the development of our members into IT professionals. This includes both professional development and the opportunity to network with other computing students both at Purdue and nationally.

What We Offer

Our members have access to several company tech talks, scholarship opportunities, national computing competitions, and much more! Members are a part of an extensive network that includes current students and alumni. From resume review sessions to career and social development, our members can rest assured that our club will help them make the leap to becoming IT professionals!

Meet the Executive Board

The Executive Board is a group of students that is elected each spring to lead our organization for the following school year. If you're interested in being on the board next year, let us know!

JacksonBeard

Jackson Beard

President

My name is Jackson Beard and I am from Little Rock, Arkansas. I am a senior studying Computer and Information Technology with concentrations in Systems Analysis and Design and Network Engineering Technology and a minor in Economics. I have several interest areas in IT including network design, project management, and database development. Through AITP, I have made many friends and countless professional connections.

GeoffreyIng

Geoffrey Ing

Vice President

I'm the Vice President of AITP! I come originally from Hawaii, and am a senior in Computer and Information Technology, with a concentration in Systems Analysis and Design. I've been in AITP for 4 years, since I was a freshman. What I'd like to do for a living is designing databases or programming. Some of my interests include cars, video games, and mobile technologies, especially Android.

AmitShah

Amit Shah

Treasurer | CCF Director

I am a junior in CNIT and actively involved on campus! I am concentrating on databases and systems analysis and design with a minor in Political Science and Communications. AITP for me has been a way to connect with like-minded, technology driven individuals. From the chance to compete in national IT competitions to leadership roles, I am very grateful for all the opportunities the club has given me! In my spare time, I like to read, follow the news, and work out.

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Alijiah Bullard

Secretary | Associate CCF Director

I'm the Secretary for AITP and currently a Transfer Sophomore. I originally came from Indiana State University but decided Purdue was the best of the best and transferred. I am a Cyber Security and Networking Major here at Purdue. My interest includes running, hanging with friends, video games, and working on projects with Raspberry Pi.

MaddoxWilliams

Maddox Williams

Events Marketing Chair

Hello, my name is Maddox Williams. I come from Evansville, Indiana and I am currently a freshman at Purdue University dual majoring in Cyber Security and Network Engineering, with a minor in Management. I’m very involved in three student-led organizations around campus: Purdue Student Government, Cyber Forensics Club, and Purdue's Professional IT Leaders organization, or AITP. As Marketing Chair of AITP, my job is to create graphics through various forms of media to promote AITP in the best way possible.

PraneshVittal

Pranesh Vittal

Communications Chair

My name is Pranesh Vittal and I’m a sophomore majoring in CIT. I’m the Communications Chair for AITP, a member of the Purdue Democrats and I’m rushing Beta Chi Theta this semester. I joined AITP to be a part of an environment where I’m surrounded with like-minded people with a passion for technology. I’ve gained a better perspective and understanding of technology. The organization has given me valuable leadership experience and the opportunity to communicate with a diverse group of people.

KaylaMartin

Kayla Martin

Webmaster

Hello everyone! My name is Kayla Martin, and I am in charge of our AITP websites. I am new to the Board this semester, so I am looking forward to meeting each of you. I am from Muncie, Indiana, and I am a senior studying Computer and Information Technology with a concentration in Systems Analysis and Design. I am currently an intern here on campus with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and have been an employee since October 2015. I am also a part of the Purdue Pathmaker program, and a past Japan study abroad participant. I enjoy makeup artistry, YouTube, and video games in my spare time. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have or come say "hello"!

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Zach Zurlo

Events Logistics Chair

My name is Zach Zurlo and I am from Chicago, Illinois. I am a sophomore studying Computer and Information Technology with a concentration in Systems Analysis and Design. My IT interests include Database Design and Programming in the languages of Java, JavaScript, and PHP. Outside of AITP, I am also involved in Greek life. Prior to this semester, I was involved with the Purdue University Dance Marathon on the Riley Relations committee. As the Events Logistics Chair of AITP, my job is to set up the events that AITP hosts.

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William Gomez

Photographer

I am a sophomore dual-majoring in Cybersecurity & Economics in addition to pursuing a Certificate of Entrepreneurship. I am involved in AITP, Purdue Photography Club, and the Anvil. My interest involve lifting, running, taking pictures, and spending time outdoors. As a photographer for AITP, I document events that we host to help produce content for our website and social media platforms.