Ronggang (Roger) Lia


Ronggang (Roger) Liang


Mr. Ronggang (Roger) Liang is a Principle Software Architect in gedas USA, Inc. He has more than twelve years of progressive experience in information application system architecture design and development, with reputation as a technical leader and technology strategist. Mr. Liang has expertise in web/internet technology, e-business applications, application server, data management and object-oriented system development.


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan
      MBA, Corporate Strategy and General Management            

      December 2002

Wayne State University, College of Science,     Detroit, Michigan

       Master of Science, Database and Software Engineering

       December 1995


University of Science and Technology of China (USTC),        Heifei, Anhui

       Master of Engineering in Computer Science

       July 1990 


gedas USA, Inc.   (a Volkswagen company )

Principle Software Architect

2000 to Present

  • Lead of Technical Review Board, which is to define application development standards, conventions and best practices for IT application projects in the company.
  • Manage technical resources and defining department strategies.
  • Estimate project effort and cost, write project proposals and participate in pre-sale activities.
  • Tech lead for multi-million dollar, cross-country application system development projects.
  • Led a special team of ten developers to recover an important application project from failure. This application was estimated to save the company 40 million. Assignment was completed and customer expectations were surpassed.
  • Managed a cross functional project team to develop a dealer web application which was key to the new vehicle ordering process of Volkswagen of America. This application now has 3000 to 4000 daily users with more than 250,000 transactions per day.


Prior industry experience:

Trillium Teamology Inc.  on site to DaimlerChrysler

Senior System Consultant

1999 to 2000



Business Procedure Consultant

1998 to 1999



Senior Programmer Analyst, Project Team Lead

1995 to 1998