Bill Eggers, Vice President, has been in his position with the company since the year, 2002. Mr. Eggers leads Derive’s Healthcare and Public Sector Practices. He is also responsible for developing unique strategic alliances with key providers of products and services in support of these practices and Derive’s overall solutions.
Mr. Eggers was co-founder of a predecessor to Derive in the mid 1980s. In his role with that company, he had extensive involvement in nascent computer networking with Novell, 3-Com, IBM, Microsoft and many others. Bill gained wide-ranging experience in service delivery and project management, ultimately forming a national service organization under his strategic and operational direction. When this predecessor company was acquired by MicroAge – a fortune 500 company – Mr. Eggers was made Regional Service Director responsible for all services in the Northeast.
Mr. Eggers was educated at New York University and Columbia University.
Vice President, Business Development
William Rochford provides solution sales and technology leadership for Derive Technologies’ health care and public sector initiatives in collaboration with Bill Eggers. He joined the company in 2011.
Mr. Rochford possesses more than 20 years of experience in technology management and consulting, with extensive knowledge of health care technology. Before coming to Derive, he was Director of Technical Infrastructure for New York’s renowned Mt. Sinai Medical Center, managing, hands-on, the design, development, implementation, risk management, testing, and compliance of clinical information system applications, and supporting core IT infrastructure. Prior to this, Mr. Rochford oversaw, and provided IT infrastructure leadership for, the implementation of the Eclipsys (now Allscripts) electronic medical records application for the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System.
The first half of Mr. Rochford’s career was in the energy sector, as a systems engineer, manager, and, ultimately, Director, of technology infrastructure for KeySpan Energy Corporation.
Mr. Rochford was educated in Long Island, New York, and holds numerous professional and technical certifications.