Management Team

Todd Bransford - Vice President, Marketing and Product Management

Todd Bransford – General Manager

Todd Bransford has overall responsibility for the management and business operations of Harmony. Todd brings to Harmony more than 25 years experience managing enterprise software applications, including more than a decade delivering software as a service-based solutions. Todd joined Harmony in 2008.

Prior to joining Harmony, Bransford was vice president of marketing at Cyveillance, a SaaS-based provider of Internet security solutions. Todd also held marketing management positions with J.D. Edwards, the Descartes Systems Group, and Best Software.

Todd holds a degree in economics from Vanderbilt University.

 

Derrick Cobey - Chief Technology Officer

Derrick Cobey – Chief Technology Officer

Derrick Cobey joined Harmony in 2007, and he is currently responsible for research and development, technical operations, and professional services. Cobey brings 20 years of technology experience to Harmony, including significant software as a service expertise.

Prior to his time at Harmony, Cobey served as chief technology officer of Peopleclick, a leading provider of human resource management solutions. Cobey also served as vice president of product development for Vastera, which was acquired by JPMorganChase. In addition, Derrick held positions at GE Information Services, where he graduated from GE's Technical Leadership Program and was responsible for the management of several software development projects.

Derrick holds an M.S. in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.

John Byer - Vice President, Sales and Business Development

John Byer – Vice President, Sales and Business Development

With more than 20 years of success in strategic revenue growth across multiple industries, John Byer brings a broad range of experience and skills to his role as vice president, sales and business development within Harmony Information Systems. A focus on relationships and the development of deep domain expertise has allowed John to help organizations to exceed goals, to develop and execute strategic plans, and to successfully navigate changing environments.

Through strong relationships at the federal, state and local levels, Mr. Byer has helped push the envelope toward expansion of home- and community-based long-term care models. Mr. Byer has also aggressively influenced the evolution of technology to assure community living organizations have the tools needed to facilitate collaboration, eliminate redundancy, lower costs, and improve outcomes for consumers and their families. Mr. Byer's track record in the insurance and software industries includes proven skills in the development of strong and sustainable revenue growth, building solid and reliable recurring revenue bases, and a strategic focus leading to emerging market opportunities.

John has a B.A. in business administration from Saint Michael's College.

Jeff Book - VP, Customer Success

Jeff Book – VP, Customer Success

Jeff Book serves as Harmony's Vice President, Customer Success, leading the customer support, training, best practices, and customer success management teams. Jeff brings to Harmony more than twenty five years of experience managing support and services operations for leading enterprise software companies.

Book has a consistent track record of enabling customer success, delivering customer focused support and services, and ensuring outstanding customer experiences. He represents the voice of the customer within the Harmony executive management team.

Jeff joins Harmony from Deltek Systems, a large software provider for project-based organizations. As Vice President of Customer Care at Deltek, Jeff managed a worldwide support team of over 170 employees, who supported a broad portfolio of enterprise software products. Prior to Deltek, Jeff held senior support and services roles in highly successful companies such as PeopleSoft, Lyris, and Amdahl Corporation. He holds a bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from the DeVry Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.