Randy Eckhoff is a technology specialist focused on digital health interventions utilizing mobile and wearable devices. He is the lead architect of the Personal Health Informatics/Intervention Toolkit (PHIT), an extensible and reusable software development kit for creating mobile health intervention applications. His work over the last 10 years includes more than 20 mobile apps in various domains including sexual assault, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse, stress resilience training, pain management, and cardiovascular wellness. This work includes various Department of Defense studies such as the implementation and evaluation of the Sexual Communication and Consent Program at Air Force Basic Military Training and the Air Force Academy utilizing a tablet-based Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) intervention training programming. A key requirement was receiving an Authorization To Operate from DoD Air Force cybersecurity to ensure trainee security and privacy was maintained.
Mr. Eckhoff has an extensive background in requirements analysis, design, implementation, internationalization and localization, maintenance, and quality assurance. His strengths include implementing health interventions, distributed multitiered systems, and task leadership. Having over 30 years of software development experience, Mr. Eckhoff has utilized many different technologies and enjoys learning emerging technologies.
Prior to joining RTI, Mr. Eckhoff architected and developed internationalized software ranging from small desktop applications to large-scale web systems with more than 80 million users for companies such as Kodak-Gallery, Betawave, and Brightware. He started his career at IBM, leading development activities for various projects, including VisualAge and WebSphere.