A Passion For Innovation. The Experience To Deliver.

We turn ideas into outcomes. Let’s us show you how.

Cimphoni is built on the premise that technology, when properly applied and led, can deliver innovative solutions that transform businesses, enrich the products we use daily and improve the quality of our lives. The Cimphoni team is comprised of highly experienced technology and business leaders with a thirst for innovation and a passion for solving problems. Founded in 2012, we serve customers throughout the United States from our offices in suburban Milwaukee.

We approach every challenge as an opportunity to achieve greatness
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Our business is focused on four attributes: information, technology, innovation and leadership. These four attributes work together to deliver outstanding results for our customers.

Information provides the insights needed to recognize and capitalize on consumer trends, and improve company performance.

Technology automates business processes and improves productivity, enabling the products and services we use every day and improving the quality of our lives.

Innovation delivers disruptive business models, and initiates and accelerates changing consumer trends.

Leadership underscores all of what we do because change requires the courage to challenge the status quo, the wisdom to know when and the perseverance to turn ideas into outcomes.

Meet Our Team

Our team is comprised entirely of highly-experienced and respected leaders who have delivered results in both business and IT operating roles. Cimphoni consultants take a hands-on approach, working directly in partnership with your IT and business leaders to address your most pressing challenges and opportunities. We look forward to whatever challenges you need our help with, and we welcome the opportunity to create something brilliant with you.

Rick Davidson
Rick Davidson

President and CEO

As Cimphoni's President & CEO, as well as its business transformation practice leader, Rick has 30+ years of experience as a senior IT executive, business consultant and entrepreneur. His business experience spans manufacturing, consumer products and entertainment, as well as financial and professional services industries. He has served as an Interim CIO for numerous organizations, including Seaworld and AAA. He has implemented transformational initiatives in e-commerce, procurement, materials management, supply chain, product lifecycle management and CRM.

 

Prior to launching Cimphoni, Rick was a Managing Director of AlixPartners, where he was actively involved in several corporate restructurings, bankruptcies and turn-arounds. He also served as the Global CIO for ManpowerGroup and was a Partner at the Feld Group and CIO of CNH Global. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University and is a frequent speaker on digital transformation, internet of things and the role of information technology in the enterprise. Rick enjoys flying and plays guitar.

Brent Leland
Brent Leland

Partner

Brent Leland leads Cimphoni's intelligent enterprise practice and is an innovative executive with 20+ years of global business, engineering and information technology experience. His background includes manufacturing, retail and consumer products companies. He has served as an Interim CIO and implemented transformational initiatives for clients in the areas of business intelligence, customer experience, supply chain, product lifecycle management and e-commerce.

 

Prior to joining Cimphoni, Brent was the CIO at Trek Bicycle Corporation and held roles in financial planning and analysis, supply chain, engineering and IT at Spectrum Brands, Hewlett-Packard, Loral Corporation and General Dynamics. Brent holds an MBA from Stanford and a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida. Brent enjoys cycling, boating, brewing and putting his advanced diver certification to use.

Ruben Moffett
Ruben Moffett

Partner

Ruben leads Cimphoni's customer experience practice, combining extensive technology, operational and business expertise to help clients maximize and align technology with their strategic objectives. He has more than 20 years of experience in technology, product development, service delivery and operations functions in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. Ruben’s specialties include customer experience, workforce optimization, business intelligence, software development, infrastructure, cloud solutions and professional and technical services management.  

Some of Ruben’s recent projects include leadership of Post-Merger Integrations in the Road Service, Insurance & Travel industries, as well as an Interim-CEO assignment for a technology provider in the rapidly growing Identity and Access Management market. Prior to joining Cimphoni, Ruben was COO of TantaComm, a leading workforce optimization solutions provider. He has a Bachelor’s degree in history and sociology, and an MBA from the University of Iowa. Ruben spends his free time playing hockey and attending his children’s soccer games, cross country and track meets and dance competitions.

Mark Brehm
Mark Brehm

Principal Consultant

Mark Brehm has 20+ years of IT consulting and business experience acting as an interim CIO, in practice management, engagement management, project management, business analyst, technical lead and technical roles. His experience includes over 15 years assisting organizations in the implementation and optimization of their ERP and cloud-based solutions (Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday). Before joining Cimphoni, Mark was a partner at New Resources Consulting and TUSC, and Practice Manager at Greenbriar & Russell and The Revere Group. Mark is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute for Supply Management and Quest International User Group. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors, hiking, mountain climbing, skiing, and time with family and friends.

Mike Caruso
Mike Caruso

Principal Consultant

With over 35 years of diverse business and technology experience, Mike's forte is creating sustainable results on a global scale. He often serves as an interim CIO and, on all of his engagements, he focuses on developing leadership capabilities and driving a tight alignment between technology investments and business outcomes. Mike has successfully managed several global businesses, primarily in HR outsourcing and software support services, and has led technology organizations across a broad spectrum of industries. He has traveled extensively as well as lived in London, where his technology team transformed IT capabilities for a major UK Government agency. Mike is an avid percussionist, has performed professionally, and most enjoys sharing his passion for music with his family.

Danny Massimini
Danny Massimini

Principal Consultant

Danny is a senior software engineer focused on design and development of Blockchain and AI solutions, as well as the design, development and deployment of cloud to cloud and cloud to on-premise applications. He has helped automate and improve the reliability and performance of application integrations for large companies in the industrial controls, pharmaceutical, technology, food and beverage industries. His experience in integration includes Java, XML, Web Services and third-party integration platforms such as Boomi, Salesforce, CA PPM, SAP, Oracle, ServiceNow and Troux. Danny is a Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering from Weber State University. In his spare time, Danny loves to spend time with his kids, boating, sledding and traveling to new places.

Matthew Rottman
Matthew Rottman

Principal Consultant

Matthew is a visionary leader with 28 years of business, consulting and information technology experience in large, multi-national firms spanning financial services, banking, accounting, manufacturing, retain and business services. He has implemented transformation initiatives involving CRM, business intelligence, advanced analytics, customer support, sales and marketing automation. Prior to joining Cimphoni, Matthew was a Solutions Architect at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Previously, he held IT and business roles at Boeing, Allstate, Eaton, GE Capital, eBay and Wells Fargo. Matthew is certified by the Data Warehouse Institute as a Business Intelligence professional. He holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a BA in Biology from the University of California Santa Cruz. Matthew earned two Innovative Idea awards from GE Capital. His hobbies include genealogy, family history, watching movies, exploring museums, hiking, photography and art history.