"As consumers demand more customized and personalized health and wellness offerings, American Specialty Health will be a premier provider of that technology," said ASH Chairman and CEO George DeVries.
San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) July 27, 2015
Jerome Bonhomme has joined American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH) as chief technology officer, effective immediately. Bonhomme will lead ASH’s new consumer technology department, focused on developing, maintaining and expanding the company’s consumer-facing web site capabilities and innovative applications, and enhancing internal systems and platforms.
Bonhomme has a broad background as a software technology executive, with substantial experience in developing ecommerce platforms, applications and architecture to support customer engagement, product launches and marketing outreach.
“As consumers demand more customized and personalized health and wellness offerings to keep them actively engaged in staying fit and healthy, American Specialty Health will be a premier provider of that technology,” said ASH Chairman and CEO George DeVries. “By offering individuals the responsive programs they want on the platforms they prefer, we will continue to sustain our mission to empower individuals to live healthier and longer. We are thrilled to have Jerome on board as we continue to pursue excellence in technology innovation."
Bonhomme previously was vice president of software engineering at Lytx in San Diego. There, he was responsible for all software engineering and product development, delivering a next generation platform and implementing new software engineering processes. While at Lytx he also filed several patents in the domain of geo-spatial data processing.
In 2004, Bonhomme joined Sony Electronics to develop the architecture and launch Store.Sony.com, Sony’s online store. Later he became part of Sony’s global technology team as director and chief architect for the Global eCommerce Platform. He led the creation of a single cohesive platform to serve each country with its own language and fulfillment capabilities.
Bonhomme is a graduate of the University Sorbonne in Paris, where he earned a MS in electrical engineering and a MS in computer science. He worked in several technology positions in France and San Diego before settling at BroadVision in San Diego as a technical manager in 2000. In this role, Bonhomme developed new generations of their platforms and helped launch four products.
About American Specialty Health
American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH) is one of the nation’s premier independent and privately-owned specialty health services organizations, offering specialty health provider networks and programs, fitness and exercise programs, and population health solutions for health plans, insurance carriers and employer groups. Operating from offices in Carmel (Indianapolis), Ind., San Diego, Calif., Southlake (Dallas), Texas, and Columbia, S.C., ASH has more than 1,200 employees and administers services for more than 34 million members nationwide. Additional products offered through ASH and its subsidiaries include Healthyroads®, FitnessCoach™, Active&Fit®, Silver&Fit® and others. For more information about ASH, visit http://www.ashcompanies.com or call 800-848-3555. Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter at @ASHCompanies.