William Román

Partner, CTO

Professional Summary

Years of Experience18 years
Education LevelBachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
LevelPrincipal and CTO
CertificationsFVAR Storage Certifications, Microsoft Certifications, Open Systems Certified, among others
TrainingsE-rate Applicant training, E-rate Workshops
Industry AcumenPublic Safety, Government Systems, Utilities, Financial Systems

Professional Profile

Mr. Román has experience in application and systems integration as well as the full Software Development Life Cycle applying the industry’s best practices and methodologies.

Mr. Román has strong practical knowledge of Database Systems, Microsoft Systems, Open Systems, High Availability Systems, Mail Systems, Complex Network designs, Storage Array Networks, Business Continuity, Cloud and new server technologies.

Mr. Román has overseen the successful implementation of mission-critical projects. From the conception phase, in which he was an integral part of the design process to the final project turn-over process, in which he and his team were actively involved in the change management process. Mr. Román managed all implementations, leaving a mark of good administration by performing the work On-time, On-Budget and within Scope.

Summary of Key Project Experiences

Mr. Román has manage all services performed for the Department of Education Basic Maintenance ERATE project over the past 2-1/2 years in accordance and compliance with E-Rate program requirements.

Mr. Román is leading a project implementation of the Internal Connections $55MM project awarded to IBM. Truenorth was the prime sub-contractor in charge of all implementation. All services were done in accordance and compliance with E-Rate program requirements.

Mr. Román has been involved in roles ranging from simple implementations and installations of Windows systems up to complex system development, architecture, implementation, and testing.

Mr. Román managed the implementation of the Department of Education Data Center Infrastructure Upgrade with more than 1 MM in new equipment. The new infrastructure provides support to all Schools, Students and Employees of the Department of Education.

Mr. Román managed the Implementation of the new Core 10Gb switch for the Department of Education Data Center.

Provided implementation and logistics design for a PC rollout project consisting of more than 3200 desktops and laptops for the “Corporación del Fondo del Seguro del Estado”. Implementation services also included multiple servers and Blades systems configuration.

Provided Microsoft Active Directory design for “Corporación del Fondo del Seguro del Estado” with over 3200 desktops and Laptops and more than 3500 users.

Mr. Román was a key resource in the Department of Treasury of PR during the implementation of the new PRILAS and PRITAS system used on over a hundred government locations in Puerto Rico in the 1999 major Roll-out.

While working in IBM RTP Raleigh, NC, he was the team leader for SIT (System Integration Test) for all Operating Systems supported on IBM servers.

Mr. Román was the technical lead in the Storage Array Network implementation in the Puerto Rico Department of Education Solution. The solution included several Exchange Clusters, SQL Cluster, File and Print Cluster, Terminal Services in Network Load Balancing Cluster, over 40 Servers, LAN-Free Backups using Tivoli Storage Manager.

Mr. Román was in charge of complex Enterprise Storage implementations at major government agencies such as “ONDEO” (AAA) and “Banco Gubernamental de Fomento” among others.

In 2007 Mr. Román was included in the list of the “TOP FORTY UNDER FORTY” of the Caribbean Business magazine for his managerial skills and technological knowledge.

Mr. Román managed the implementation of the infrastructure for the Time and Attendance Kronos project in the Department of Education. The solution supports more than 1600 locations and over 75,000 employees.

Provided Services for configuration and implementation of major School Budget application at the Federal Affairs Office at the Department of Education.

Performed application development and coding of core applications using IBM DB2 and IBM Websphere, and Crystal Reports at the Puerto Rico Lottery Department.


Infrastructure DesignExpert
High Availability SolutionsExpert
IBM System X and StorageExpert
Storage Solutions design Expert
Storage Solution implementationExpert
Systems VirtualizationExpert
Systems AnalysisExpert
Troubleshooting skillsExpert
Disaster Recovery StrategiesExpert
Backup StrategiesExpert
Mail SystemsSkilled
LDAP implementationsSkilled
Databases design and implementationSkilled
Big Data and AnalyticsSkilled
Social MediaSkilled

Education and Affiliations

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering,
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez, May 1998.


Microsoft 2000 and IBM Storage Solutions technologies

Microsoft Certified Professional


2007 Caribbean Business, “TOP FORTY UNDER FORTY” Award

2002 IBM Team Service, Team and Execution Award

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