About William Roetzheim
William Roetzheim is the author of seventeen published books, over 100
articles, three columns, and fifteen spoken word audio CDs (Producer and
Director).  He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.  His writing  
has won 8 gold medals and 21 honorable mentions in national and
international competitions, including  “Best Books” National Book Award;
London Book Festival; IPPY Award; Indie Excellence Award; Benjamin
Franklin Award; Foreword MagazineBook of the Year; New York Book; New
England Book Festival; DIY Book Festival; and the Bill Fisher Award.  
His stageplay Frost has won a Seahorse award at the Moondance International Film Festival for Best
Stageplay,  and was a finalist for the Poetry Foundation’s Pegasus Verse Drama award and the
National Best Books award for Best Drama.  His musical Eliot has won a Seahorse award at the
Moondance International Film Festival for Best Musical Libretto and was a finalist for the National
Best Books award for Best Drama.   
  Mr. Roetzheim has a B.A., an MBA, and he has
completed post-graduate studies in Computer Science
and Fine Art.  He founded and then sold two successful
software companies (Marotz, Inc. and Cost Xpert Group,
Inc.), holds two patents, and is considered to be one of
the world’s leading experts on parametric modeling of
software project costs.  Prior to entering the world of
technology he was a Naval Flight Officer and flew S3-A
Viking aircraft from the USS Forrestal.  While in college
he won first place in the NCAA National Gymnastic
Championships and was twice designated as an All
American athlete.  He and his wife currently own and
operate an art focused  Victorian Bed and Breakfast in
the mountains outside of San Diego, CA.  He has three
children.