Rico Beans is currently a member of the corporate finance team and the Global Demand Planning Leader at Intel responsible for forecasting and planning within Intel’s programmable solutions group.
Previously, Rico worked for Verizon Corporation as their Senior Manager, Business Operations within the enterprise solutions group and Manager, Segment and Cultural Marketing on their corporate marketing team.
Prior to Verizon, Rico worked for Walmart Corporation in various roles supporting enterprise strategy, category leadership, and regional marketing. Before Walmart, Rico led supply chain and operations for the Commercial Controls Division at Eaton Corporations. He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force responsible for tactical communication systems.
Rico has an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from Georgia College, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Applied Economics from NC A&T State University. He is also a Certified Supply Chain Professional from The Association for Operations Management (APICS).