Jonathan M. Rosen, President and founder:
Jon started his career in 1985 as a computer operator for the family business, E.B. Rosen Manufacturers Representative’s, Inc. in Amherst. In 1986, he left to join Sears Business Systems, first as a technician assembling computers and then as a Systems Engineer providing on-site support. After spending three years working on projects in Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh, he left and founded Jon Rosen Systems in March 1989.
In September 1990, he completed the Novell CNE (Certified NetWare Engineer) training and certification, becoming a charter member at a time when Novell NetWare servers were in high demand. In 2005, he spent a total of seven weeks attending training classes on the latest Microsoft products, including Windows Server 2003. He is responsible for supervising the technicians and projects, and is available for client consulting and on-site service.
In addition to his responsibilities with the firm, he has been active in the community, participating on the boards of seven different non-profit organizations since 1994. In December 2000, he was awarded the Ann and Meyer Riwchun Young Leadership Award by the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies on behalf of the Jewish Federation of Buffalo.
He is a past chairman of the Buffalo Committee for Israel Bonds, past treasurer for the Buffalo Chapter of the American Jewish Committee, and past co-chair of the Young Mens division of the United Jewish Communities annual campaign.
He has been a member of the Buffalo Bicycling Club and USA Cycling since 1984. In February 2014, he attended training in Rochester, NY and passed the test to become a USA cycling level “C” official #195275. In November 2014 he passed the test to become a certified level “C” USA Cycling Race Director.
In 2012 he worked on the project to integrate RFID timing equipment from J-Chip and then Impinj with CrossMgr race scoring software, and now performs timing and scoring for many events each year. Between 2012 and 2020, he has provided timing for over 150 events.