Alan S. Rosenthal

Chair of the CCS Advisory Board, NJIT


Alan S. Rosenthal worked in the financial services industry for twenty-four years and is now retired. Most recently, as a Vice President of Bank of America, he headed the Information Technology Business Architecture group, and, previously, as Vice President and Group Manager at Merrill Lynch, he ran the Bloomberg Systems Development area. During the first twenty years of his career, he did engineering design work and served as Chief Engineer for Decicom, Inc. Alan is a licensed professional engineer in New Jersey and holds several patents. He earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University and a Masters degree in engineering management from New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he now chairs the Board of Advisors of the College of Computing Sciences. Alan is now serving his third term on the Cornell University Council. He is an officer of Cornellís class of 1959, an emeritus member of the board of the Cornell Engineering Alumni Association, a member of the Advisory Council of the Cornell Financial Engineering Masters program. He is a member of the Cornell Club of New York and serves on the Cornell Club Alumni Association Board. He is also a member of the Cornell Alumni Federation and was appointed to serve a term on the Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations., Alan also serves on the Career Services Advisory Committee, and is a Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador. Alan is a docent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is an Honorary Trustee of Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Manhattan, former chair of their Ritual Committee, and recipient of their Meyer Nathans Service Award. He now co-chairs the cemetery committee that runs the congregationís Union Field Cemetery in Queens. Alan and his wife, Dee, live in Manhattan. Their son, Eric, is a graduate of Cornell, Class of 1997.