Angel L. Perez is Vice President of Rock Solid Technologies, Inc., (Rock Solid) a software solutions company dedicated to the development of adaptable applications and the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, AX and GP. With his extensive background in technology and management, Perez leads the Sales & Marketing division and is in charge of the global strategic sales to government customers by delivering solutions that enable governments to provide citizen-centric and innovative services to their constituents.
Since he joined over 14 years ago, the company became a top player in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean IT Sector. For his vision and leadership in the Industry, engineers and entrepreneurs have recognized Pérez. Before becoming VP and General Manager of Rock Solid Technologies, in 2003, the College of Engineers and Land Surveyors of Puerto Rico recognized him as Distinguished Computer Engineer. Furthermore, in 2005, Mr. Pérez was recognized by the Association of Information Technology Directors and as Businessman of the Year. Ángel worked as a Professor in the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus (UPRM). Back in 2008, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UPRM. Additionally, he become a member of the Industry Advisor Board in the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez, Bayamón and Rio Piedras.
His expertise in entrepreneurship, sales management, marketing, project management, software development, information technology management and consulting, business intelligence, ERP/CRM implementations have led Perez to various achievements during the past years. Some of his recognitions include: chosen to participate in the Guayacán Venture Accelerator, founder and president of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP) Puerto Rico, Vice President of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP) Latin America, Founding Member of Ausubo Ventures – a Puerto Rico Angel Investment Group, received the 2010 Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year Award–Dynamics GP and 2010 Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year Award–IAMCP.
Mr. Pérez earned a master’s degree of Business Administration with high honors from the University of Hartford, Connecticut, and a Magna Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. In addition to his current role as VP of Rock Solid, he is deeply committed to several non-profit organizations; such as the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners, “Yo Limpio a Puerto Rico”, the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association, Grupo Guayacán, and the Foundation for Puerto Rico.
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