Focus on what counts

David J. Rosenbaum, MBA

Principal

drosenbaum@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Physics, Adelphi University

Master of Business Administration in Management Theory and Organizational Behavior, New York University

“I believe that business strategy should drive technology decisions, and not the other way around. I pride myself on helping my clients to understand the options that are available so that they can make informed decisions.”

David Rosenbaum is a principal at Citrin Cooperman. He has more than 40 years of experience in the information technology field and is a third-generation entrepreneur.

Experience

David served as CEO, president and chief technologist at RCS, which joined Citrin Cooperman in 2015. He founded RCS in 1982 with the goal of bringing Fortune 500-level technical services to small and midsized firms, combined with an absolute commitment to the principles of professionalism, ethics, and trust.

Prior to forming RCS, David enjoyed a successful career on Wall Street managing and building front- and back-office cutting-edge technology systems for a variety of prestigious clients including Merrill Lynch, Chase Manhattan Bank, and First Wall Street Corporation.

David has consulted on business issues related to technology for a large variety of organizations including both privately held and publicly traded companies. He has particular expertise advising both domestic and international companies with multiple operating offices or locations.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Physics, Adelphi University

Master of Business Administration in Management Theory and Organizational Behavior, New York University

Presentations & Publications

Publications

Contributor, New York Enterprise Report

Contributor, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter

Contributing Author, Grow Your Practice: Legal Marketing & Business Development (New York State Bar Association Publication)

8/18/2011 - The Ins and Outs of Cloud Computing (New York Enterprise Report)

10/13/2011 – The Risks of Social Media (New York Enterprise Report)

11/2011 - Should Attorneys Move to the Cloud (Westchester County Bar Association)

12/22/2011 - Protecting Your Network from a Terminated Employee (New York Enterprise Report)

8/28/2012 - 6 Steps to Protecting Your Company’s Data on an Employee’s Device (New York Enterprise Report)

5/25/2016 - The Vision: How to Avoid Costly Office Technology Disasters: 7 Cringeworthy Examples of What Not to Do (Citrin Cooperman)

8/4/2016 – Windows 10 Upgraders Beware (Citrin Cooperman)

10/2016 - The Need for Internet Redundancy (Citrin Cooperman)

10/2016 - The Vision: How to Avoid Costly Office Technology Disasters: 7 Cringeworthy Examples of What Not to Do (reprinted in AIA Connecticut Bulletin)

11/2016 - Selecting Systems for your Business (Westchester County Business Journal)

3/2018 – Planning for Disaster – It CAN Happen to You (Citrin Cooperman)

6/2018 - Planning for Disaster – It CAN Happen to You (reprinted in Westchester County Business Journal)

Presentations

5/27/2015 – IT Systems –The Importance Of a Disaster Recovery Plan and Proper Backup Systems (Citrin Cooperman Roundtable, New York, NY)

10/7/2015 – Cybersecurity for FINOPS (Citrin Cooperman Presents Hot Topics for Financial and Operations Professionals, New York, NY)

11/17/2015 - IT Systems –The Importance Of a Disaster Recovery Plan and Proper Backup Systems (NYSSCPA Chapter CPE Program, New York, NY)

4/21/2016 – Technology Tips and Tricks for Small Law Firms (New York City Bar Association, Law Practice Technology Section, New York, NY)

5/3/2016 – Cybersecurity for the Services Industry (NYSSCPA Broker/Dealer Conference, New York, NY)

9/8/2016 – Cybersecurity for Architectural Firms (AIACT Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, New Haven, CT)

2/16/2017 – Don’t Let Them Take a Byte (Citrin Cooperman Presents, West Harrison, NY)

3/1/2017 – Trends in Cyber Security (Tappan Zee Business Network, Tarrytown, NY)

3/30/2017 – Cybersecurity (Citrin Cooperman Presents Current Issues in Cybersecurity, Bryn Mawr, PA)

5/23/2017 – Understanding Your Cybersecurity Risks (Citrin Cooperman Presents, Mansfield, MA)

6/8/2017 – The U.S. Cyber Security Compliance Environment (KOTRA KOREA-US Cyber Security Business Partnership 2017, Bethesda, MD)

7/20/2017 – Cybersecurity for Architectural Firms (AIACT Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, New Haven, CT)

7/27/2017 – Cyber Security Primer (New York Business Forum, New York, NJ)

8/2/2017 – Corporate Cybersecurity Responsibilities (Newark Regional Business Partnership Business Information Workshop: Cyber “Smart” Your Business, Newark, NJ)

8/8/2017 – Cybersecurity: Your New State Regulations for Business (Connecticut Association of Health Underwriters Medicare Summit, Stamford, CT)

9/15/2017 – Cyber Security Primer (Westchester Business Network, Purchase, NY)

9/20/2017 – New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation: 23 NYCRR 500 (Society of Financial Services Professionals, New York, NY)

9/26/2017 – Mandatory NYS Cybersecurity Requirements (Citrin Cooperman Webinar, New York, NY)

11/2/2017 - Branding and Reputational Risk (Citrin Cooperman Presents Roundtable, New York, NY)

4/10/2018 - Cybersecurity for Securities and Financial Services Firms (SIFMA Internal Auditors Society: Stay Strong for 2018 – What Emerging Risks We Need to be Aware Of, New York, NY)

4/13/2018 – Understanding the Rapidly Changing ERP Landscape (Citrin Cooperman Webinar, New York, NY)

4/19/2018 - The Procrastinator’s Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (International Association of Privacy Professionals New Jersey KnowledgeNet, Roseland, NJ)

4/25/2018 – Reputational Risk with Ransomware (Google & Other Experts Speak, Philadelphia, PA)

5/22/2018 – Understanding the Impact of Technology on Litigation Services (NYSSCPA Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services Conference, New York, NY)

5/24/2018 – Cybersecurity Risks for Employee Benefit Plans (NJCPA Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference, Edison, NJ)

5/3/2018 – Cybersecurity Panel - When Worlds Collide (Citrin Cooperman / Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office Conference, East Rutherford, NJ)

6/5/2018 – Blockchain Considerations for CFOs (CFO Leadership Group, New York, NY

Quotes

10/25/2011 – Navigating the Quest for a Wireless Office (Curt Finch, CIO Blogs)

5/25/2012 – Working Together, Playing Together (Janice Kirkel, Westfair Online)

6/26/2012 - Four BYOD Challenges Small Businesses Face (Anne Field, The Network: Cisco’s Technology News Site)

11/1/2012 – Q&A: A Taxing Proposition for Small Businesses (Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press)

2/14/2012 – Technology You Can Do Without (Daniel Casciato, Medical Office Today)

11/9/2012 – Data Backup in Westchester (Sam Barron, Westfair Online)

7/19/2013 – Employers Must Watch for Smart Phone Abuses (Jack O’Dwyer, O’Dwyer’s Inside News of Public Relations and Marketing Communications)

8/28/2013 – Advise for Small Companies: Take Stock, Take Risks (Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press)

10/30/2013 – Stiff Resistance to State Technology Taxes (Elaine S. Povich, The PEW Charitable Trusts)

2/2/2014 – A Look at What 2014 May Hold for Small Businesses (Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press)

9/17/2014 – 5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know This Fall (Long Island Business News)

4/5/2016 – Be on Alert at Work for Cyber-Scammers (Erin E. Arvedlund, Philly.com)

Affiliations

President, Westchester Business Network

Steering Committee Member, New York Business Forum

Member, Mercy College Legal Studies Advisory Board

Past Honorary Chair, Westchester County Bar Association Technology Committee

Outside The Office

President, Ardsley Estates Civic Association
Pro-Bono Treasurer and Past Board Member, The Theater Within

“I believe that business strategy should drive technology decisions, and not the other way around. I pride myself on helping my clients to understand the options that are available so that they can make informed decisions.”