David M. Cieslak CPA, CITP, CGMA, GSEC

EVP, Chief Cloud Officer, RKL eSolutions, LLC

David Cieslak is Chief Cloud Officer and EVP with RKL eSolutions, a leading business process automation consulting firm with offices across the US. In his role, he is responsible for helping companies grow strategically with cloud-based solutions and industry-specific service expertise for ERP, CPM, CRM, AP Automation, and other critical business processes. He is a frequent speaker for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) and other state accounting societies as his alter ego "Inspector Gadget." He is a Sage Intacct Certified Consultant and holds the GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC). He is the past Chair of the AICPA IT Executive Committee and past president of the California CPA Education Foundation. AWARDS: • Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting - 2001, 2002, 2005 - 2021 • CPA Technology Advisor Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2021, Hall of Fame inductee - 2020 Specialties: - Cloud computing - Mid-market ERP accounting systems - Cloud solution architecture / design - Information security - Project management