Rick Hoffman

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

In his role as CTIO, Rick is responsible for all technology groups at eMDs.  Rick is also in charge of ensuring that eMDs continues to innovate, bringing new and practical solutions that both meet today’s business and clinical needs of our diverse group of customers and partners, and also helps them continue to be technology leaders for their patients and customers.

Rick brings over 36 years’ experience in leading Product Management, Development, IT and Operational teams. Most recently he was the CTO with Alchemy Systems and managed IT and development teams in Austin, Montana, Toronto and Guelph, Ontario with nearshore teams in Costa Rica and Argentina.  Prior to Alchemy, Rick was VP of the Payment Solutions Group at ACS, a Xerox company. Here, Rick led the technical services organization responsible for delivery and support of the electronic payment solutions in the Government Solutions Group. Prior to that, Rick was president and CEO of ClearCube and VDIworks — pioneers in the PC Desktop Blade and Virtualization market. In addition, Rick spent five years at Dell in a number of strategic roles, including director and GM of the Linux Systems Group.  He also worked for 15 years at IBM in the RS/6000 division in various middle management positions.

Rick received both his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.