David L. Schwed is a co-founder of MASS Communications, a leading connectivity and telecom management provider that takes a consultative approach to deliver a full suite of voice, data, risk management and security solutions. MASS has made the Inc. 500/5000 List for three years running in 2013, 2014 and 2015. MASS received the 2015 SmartCEO New York Top 40 Company Cultures Award and was ranked 22nd in Crain’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in NYC. MASS was also recently named the winner of two Bronze Stevie® Awards in The 14th Annual American Business Awards for the Company of The Year and Customer Service Department of The Year categories.
David serves as MASS’s CIO and General Counsel, playing a key role in formulating the company’s strategic direction, and is responsible for the oversight of all legal matters. He has more than 19 years of Information Technology, Information Security, and Risk Management experience. He has worked in the financial services sector at a senior level for BNY Mellon, Merrill Lynch, Salomon Smith Barney, and Citigroup. He has also served as an expert witness in a criminal case in the field of computer forensics. David is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and also the recipient of the SmartCEO Executive Management Award (General Counsel).
David is a member of the New York Bar and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hofstra University School of Law where he was an associate editor of the Hofstra Law Review.