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Principal and Owner

Gail Truman, Principal and Owner/CEO
Gail Truman
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Gail Truman founded Truman Technologies in early 2010. Prior to founding the company, Gail held numerous technical marketing positions with Sun Microsystems Inc., including storage portfolio strategist, competitive analyst, product manager, marketing programs manager and business development manager. Gail most recently was responsible for driving the creation of solution "appliances" built around Oracle Sun hardware and software technologies and leading open source software

On leaving Sun, Gail had created an application stack comprising Sun servers, storage, databases and open source DAM/repository software (Fedora/Islandora). This was taken to market under the name SOAR (Scalable Online Archive and Repository) using the Sun reseller distribution network. Since 2010, as owner and CEO of Truman Technologies, Gail Truman has helped numerous institutions implement SOAR and its underlying DAM software.

Other relevant experience includes unix systems analyst at Gould Inc., director of corporate communications at Harris Corporation Computer Systems Division, public relations manager at Encore Computer Systems, Inc. Gail was educated in England UK at Sheffield University and awarded a BS degree in Business and Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University Florida.

Gail was educated in England UK at Sheffield University and awarded a BS degree in Business and Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University Florida. She earned a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Certificate from the Society of American Archivists (SAA) in 2015.