Roman Gonzales

  • Sr Systems Engineer
  • Veeam Software, USA

Roman Gonzales, a distinguished Senior Systems Engineer at Veeam Software, is a dynamic speaker and technology evangelist. With a solid foundation from his service in the US Marine Corps (1984-1987), Mr. Gonzales now lends his expertise to the Federal Team at Veeam Software.
Throughout his career, Roman has been a key player in ensuring customer data protection, disaster preparedness, and effective responses to cyber events. His journey includes roles at renowned IT industry giants such as Novell, Dell, and IBM. Currently serving in the National Guard, Roman brings a unique blend of military discipline and technical prowess to his endeavors.
A holder of numerous industry certifications from Novell, Juniper, Brocade, F4, Cisco, VMWare, Microsoft, and Linux, Roman Gonzales is committed to staying ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity. His active engagement in ongoing training and continuous learning underscores his dedication to excellence.
Beyond his technical acumen, Roman is also a Stanford University alumnus, having earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science with a Piano Performance Scholarship. As a speaker, he brings a wealth of experience, multifaceted skills, and a passion for technology and cybersecurity to captivate and inspire audiences.

Sessions

  • Information Technology (CIIP) / Cybersecurity Symposium

    Securing the digital infrastructure. Information technology is responsible for such a large portion of our workforce, business operations and access to information and data, Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) through cybersecurity and network security, is vital to protect information assets. Recent ransomware attacks and other threats, such as Malware, Stuxnet, etc and the continued cyber threats and intrusions, means we have to be more vigilant to protect our information assets. How do we better secure our data, can AI or DevSecOps play a role in CI cyber protection and threat detection?