David Bergstein, CPA, CITP, CGMA
About The InstructorDavid Bergstein is the Chief Innovation Officer for Bergstein CPA. David has been a practicing accountant since 1966. Prior to establishing his own firm, David belonged to Intuit's Accountant Segment and is a thought-leader in technology issues. Accounting Today listed him as one of their Top 100 Most Influential People within the accounting profession in both 2015 and 2017. Val Steed, CEO at K2 Enterprises, LLC, added him to his Top 15 Accounting Technology Executives of all time.
A graduate of CUNY Baruch College, and LIU C.W. Post, he has held high-level positions at the Top 3 accounting software providers. He is also an adjunct college professor. Additionally, he has been an IRS Chief and member of their speaker's bureau. Blogging for Intuit, as well as being active on both LinkedIn and Twitter, Avalara named him to their Accounting Top 100 Social Media Leaderboard for 2018. He was also appointed to the Digital Marketing Advisory Board of the University of Florida MUMA College of Business in 2019.
David received the "Brand Ambassador" award from Enterprise Worldwide in 2012. Also, in 2011, he was the recipient of the "On the Edge" Innovation Award from the Leading Edge Alliance, which recognizes industry leaders for their vision and significant contributions to the accounting profession. Chair, 2020-2021 FICPA Business Technology Committee