The RTTS Team




Bill Hayduk

Founder, CEO, President
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Bill has an excellent reputation in the technology field and is particularly noted for his test methodology and automation expertise. Over the last 20+ years, Bill has successfully implemented large-scale projects at many Fortune 500 firms. He has managed projects in most verticals, including financial services, multimedia, software, government, telco, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical and insurance.

Prior to RTTS, Bill was a management consultant and advised on a global bank’s business process re-engineering effort and was also a key member of a special project group working on a Fortune 500 insurance firm’s conversion from a mutual insurance company to a publicly traded firm.

Previously, Bill spent nine years in the foreign exchange industry in various senior positions, culminating in Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of a foreign exchange trading firm where he managed the firm’s trading, sales, marketing, technology, operations and finance.

Bill holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch College) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Villanova University. He has been a selected speaker at conferences, as well as a source of information for corporations, analysts and M&A firms and has been referenced in many industry trade publications. Bill also sits on the board of Cardinal McCloskey Community Services – a social services charity.

Ron Axelrod

Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development 
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Ron has over 25 years of demonstrated success as a sales executive in software and services companies and has managed successful sales teams. Ron is responsible for all sales activities and business relationships at RTTS.

Prior to joining RTTS in 1997, Ron spent three years working for SQA, Inc. (now IBM Rational Software), an industry leader in automated software quality. There he was integral in the growth of SQA in the Northeast area and provided numerous firms with solutions for their complex testing needs.

As a sales executive at Digitalk, Easel and Pansophic, Ron demonstrated his ability to successfully increase sales revenue, establish multi-million dollar accounts and cultivate business in new market segments leading to positive growth and marked prominence in the marketplace. Ron has earned distinction with multiple awards for his achievements including Easel's Salesman of The Year award. Ron holds a BA from Rutgers University in Economics.

 

 

Jeff Bocarsly, Ph.D.

Vice President, Chief Architect
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Jeff has successfully implemented automated software testing projects at many Fortune 500 firms. His experience includes projects in various sectors including financial services, ISVs, media, pharmaceutical, and insurance / reinsurance. He specializes in implementing custom test automation and methodology solutions.

He is co-author of "Software Test Engineering with IBM Rational Functional Tester: The Definitive Resource," which was published in Fall 2009 by IBM Press.

Jeff's prior experience comes from the academic field, where he taught Chemistry at the University of Connecticut.

Jeff holds a BS from UCLA, a Masters degree and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University.

 

Jon Harris

Vice President, Senior Performance Architect
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Jon is recognized as one of the foremost experts in the field of scalability/performance testing. Jon has planned, executed and analyzed data for over 450 performance evaluations within every major market segment. With over 25 years of experience in programming and testing, he has spearheaded the development and implementation of RTTS' proprietary scalability testing methodology.

Previously, Jon was lead architect for Promark, Inc. where he developed the front-end interface to the Promark Robot, now Compuware's QA Load. After its acquisition by Compuware Corporation in 1995, Jon was promoted to Senior Consultant for the Professional Services Division before he became RTTS' Scalability Division Manager in 1997.

Jon studied computer science and biology at Carnegie Mellon University.

 

Eric Smyth

Director of Educational Services
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Eric has been a member of the RTTS team for over 11 years. He is responsible for all internal and external training. Eric is regarded as an industry expert in the Quality Assurance field because of his extensive experience in teaching and implementing automation tools and testing processes. Eric has worked on a myriad of Fortune 500 client sites and has transferred his expert knowledge through teaching and mentoring hundreds of quality assurance professionals.

Eric holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University.

 

Homer Pope

Division Manager/Functional Test Division
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Homer is responsible for day to day management of group of RTTS on-site Functional Engineers as well as client employee QA staff and Global Offshore test groups. Responsible for Test Planning, Test Design and implementation/execution of manual and automated test scenarios. Oversaw Resource management, implemented metrics and test coverage reporting, and recommended improvements to the SDLC. Responsible for mentoring and training of junior test engineers in both manual and automated testing disciplines.

Homer graduated from Queens College with a BA in Computer Science and received a CTA in software development from Columbia University.

Rachaud Evens

Division Manager/Performance Test Division
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Rachaud is responsible for day to day management of group of RTTS on-site Performance Engineers as well as his on-site client responsibilities. He has successfully implemented performance solutions on many client engagements.

Rachaud received a BA in Computer Science from Lafayette College and an MS in Information Systems from Pace University.

 

George DeMaria

Controller
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George is an expert in accounting and finance with over twenty five years experience in the field and has practiced in both the public and private sectors. Previously, he was employed by Technical Support Services Inc., where he was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. George is responsible for financial planning, analysis and reporting along with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the finance and accounting departments.

George holds a BBA in Accounting from Iona College.

 

Joe Brandsdorfer

Director of Operations
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Joe joined RTTS in 2008 and immediately had an impact with his technical skills and business acumen. Joe runs all internal technology and operational activities while also running all external software support.

Joe holds a BS in Management Information Systems from Yeshiva University and an MS in Business Computer Information Systems from Hofstra University.

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