Dan Schutzer Biography

Dan Schutzer is a noted expert on naval and cyber warfare, security, fraud, cybercrime, banking, and finance. He is the author of 8 books and hundreds of articles and has served on many Boards and Standards Committees. He has taught at several universities, including Syracuse University and George Washington University. He is currently President of BeeSecure working on applications of innovative technology, cybercrime, security, fraud, payments, and risk management projects and is a sought-after lecturer adding color and bringing his subject matter to life by relating it personal experiences.

Dan served as Chief Technology Officer, Technology Group, Financial Services Roundtable from January 2010-December 2013. Prior to this he was the founder and President of the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC), one of the first virtual organizations, from April 2005 to January 2010, which he merged with the Financial Services Roundtable. FSTC brought to fruition and number of innovations and products and provided to the financial services industry an appreciation of the impact technology innovations on its business systems, especially risk management, payments, and electronic commerce.

Prior to the Financial Services Roundtable FSTC, Dan was Executive Director and Senior Vice President at Citigroup where he worked for over 23 years in areas ranging from e-banking, trading systems, risk management, advanced technology, payments, and security; and holds numerous patents. He authored the book, Application of Emerging Technologies in Business, to define ways in which business could capitalize on innovation and technological advances. 

Prior to Citigroup, Dan served as Technical Director of US Naval Intelligence, which he transferred into after serving as the first Technical Director of Navy Command, Control and Communications.  While serving the US Navy, Dan authored several books, including Applied Artificial Intelligence; Parallel and Distributed Processing; and Military Communications, Command and Control.

Dan’s business and technology experience was gained at Sperry Rand/Univac where he served first as Director of New Business for Sperry, and later as Director of Systems and Technical Sales Support for the Univac New York Metropolitan Region.

Dan received his MSEE and Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from Syracuse University. Upon completing his PhD, Dan went to work at Bell Laboratory, where he supervised the development of complex signal processing for defense projects, and worked on the Safeguard system, an ABM defense system.

Upon graduation from City College of New York with his BSEE, Dan worked for IBM as a Project Engineer.