Our Story

Our mission here at Maureen Data Systems (MDS) is to digitally transform business environments with the use of cloud infrastructure, security and privacy controls, data analytics, and managed services.

As a woman-owned business, we embrace a culture of inclusivity, diversity, and consistent learning. The MDS team, in both the US and Latin America, is comprised of certified professionals that work with you to deliver strategic implementations, providing you with a competitive advantage. Our utmost priority is maintaining our customer technology needs, which is why 25+ years later we continue to grow.

IN 1983, the firm’s principals—Maureen and Stewart Lande, a husband and wife team—began in the technology field and became a leading Apple computer dealer and repair center. The company also became one of New York’s first Platinum Novell Networks re-sellers.

IN 1994, Maureen Data Systems (MDS) emerged from the sale of The Lande Group, a leading New York systems integrator, which was sold to a NASDAQ-listed IT firm, AlphaNet. At the time of the sale, The Lande Group had over 250 employees, four locations, and revenues of over $50 million—and was recognized as one of the “IT Leading Systems Integrators” by LAN Magazine.

IN 1995, MDS was incorporated as a woman-owned enterprise (WBE). MDS is now a WBE certified company at the local (NYC), state (NY & NJ) and federal levels. The company is headquartered in New York City.

IN 2018, MDS expands to Latin America and the Caribbean region, working out of the Miami, Florida office.

TODAY, MDS has a 70+ unified team of seasoned engineers and technology consultants that possess a variety of skills and certifications and partnered with over 80 key technology and cybersecurity companies, allowing our clients to have an array of options that fit their business goals.

Maureen Lande

President & CEO

Since co-founding MDS with her husband Stewart, Maureen Lande has focused on exceptional client experiences delivered through forward-thinking and well-implemented technologies. Maureen’s passion for technology and commitment to success has led her to become one of the industry’s most highly respected leaders. Her ability to cultivate and honor long-lasting relationships, paired with her intrinsic understanding of the value of technology investment, continually put her and MDS at the forefront of innovation in an increasingly demanding field.

Stewart Lande

Executive Vice President & COO

Stewart Lande has a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from New York University. Formerly the president of The Lande Group, Stewart also worked at Grumman in defense systems design for many years. He offers a wealth of business expertise and insight, based on his years as a successful entrepreneur in a variety of other business ventures.

Michael Greenspan

CFO

Born with a knack for numbers and a passion for organizations that borders on obsessive compulsion, Michael Greenspan has forged a career in the financial arts. With over half a score of experience in small business accounting and internal operations, Michael strives to streamline each process down to its most efficient form. A student of the world, Michael strives to convert daily experiences into useful knowledge for future applications. Michael completed a degree in Finance from Rider University in 2005 and since then has perpetually been earning degrees in the school of hard knocks.

Ash Marcos

Practice Lead, Cybersecurity & Compliance

Ash  Marcos leads the cybersecurity practice at MDS, providing proactive preventive solutions from advanced cybersecurity threats including perimeter defense, secure network design, vulnerability discovery, penetration testing, and intrusion-detection systems. With more than 16 years of experience, Ash additionally has extensive knowledge related to regulatory requirements, such as HIPAA, GLBS, PCI, SOX, GDPR, and more.

Jason Polce

Practice Lead, Infrastructure & Cloud

Jason Polce has been with MDS since 2010 and is an expert in designing, supporting, and building voice and data networks. He specializes in Networking, Data Design, and Unified Communications. He holds multiple certifications from Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, and many of our other partners. He is also proficient in hybrid, public, and cloud technologies.

Gene Silva

Practice Lead, Productivity & Applications

Gene Silva joined the MDS team in 2016. With over 20 years of IT consulting experience, Gene has implemented and overseen countless mid-size to enterprise-level deployments. With an in-depth understanding of messaging architecture, design, implementation, and migration, Gene can develop a comprehensive roadmap of the exact steps necessary to ensure your IT infrastructure is running at its finest. Gene is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert and Citrix certified.

Patrick Hall

Senior Lead Principal, Advanced Analytics

Patrick lives for analytics! A technologist, first; Patrick started his career at Eckerd Corp in the EBusiness department. With a focus on providing retail customer segmentation analysis to the organization using Microsoft productivity and .Net solutions. Eventually, after moving to New York, Patrick began to focus on financial analytics and creating fraud detection solutions in the AML/KYC space. 

Josh Lande

Director of Sales & Business Development

Joshua Lande joined MDS in 2007. He has held many positions within the company including Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Operations. Josh currently serves as our business development executive dealing with our vendors, partners, and clients to drive and maintain longstanding relationships that help contribute to the growth of MDS.

Matthew Maloney

Director, International Sales

Matthew Maloney joined the Maureen Data Systems team in 2010 with extensive experience in both sales and in technology. A graduate of the University of Albany, SUNY, Matt has grown the international business for MDS throughout his years here. His main regions include Latin America/Caribbean, Canada, and South America. Working closely with partners, he has helped implement technology infrastructure for an array of different businesses in these regions. Matt is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

John Ciaccio

Vice President, Sales

John Ciaccio joined MDS in 1998. He is responsible for enterprise management among our clients and partners. John has over 25 years of experience as a solution provider focused on solving business challenges through key technology resources. He has a thorough understanding of technology sales, solution delivery, and client management. His ability to develop long-lasting relationships has led him to contribute to MDS winning the prestigious award from “Lockheed Martin for Small Business Partner of the Year.”

Wes Moore

PMO Manager

Wes Moore joined MDS in January 2019 with over 15 years of Project Management and leadership experience.  He is responsible for overseeing the MDS Project Management Office and to make sure projects and solutions are delivered to our customer’s expectations.  Wes has the ability to understand technology issues at the appropriate level to not only work with the project delivery team comprised of solutions architects and engineers but also executive leadership and project stakeholders.  Wes works with the Project Managers to make sure that each project has a successful outcome with a strong customer focus. 

Samantha Orszulak

Head of Marketing

Sam came to MDS in early 2019 with a background in the technology, telecom, and wireless spaces. Having graduated from Pace University, NYC with a degree in Marketing and Communications, her background is extensive on how to grow a brand and develop marketing strategies. By running the Marketing department here at MDS, she handles content creation, social media, events, maintaining partner relationships, and lead generation for the Sales team. In her free time, Sam enjoys a good book outdoors, spending time with her dog, or watching the latest series. 

Join the MDS Team!

At MDS, it’s about collaborating, integrity, and working as a team. We solve problems together and are passionate about what we do. If you are a capable, hardworking, and motivated person, consider applying for a position.

We strive to challenge, educate, and promote the development of our employees. MDS is a place where employees can advance their careers and thrive in an environment where they enjoy coming to every day. Our approach is to nourish our intellectual capital and provide the tools, training, and resources for our employees to realize their maximum potential.

MDS is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Enquire now to learn

MDS, A PROUD MEMBER OF TRUST X ALLIANCE

Trust X Alliance (TXA) is an exclusive network of independent resellers who share ideas, resources and technologies (in a noncompetitive environment) throughout North America. With over 4,000 sales professionals and 10,000 certified technicians, and backed by Ingram Micro—a $35 billion technology distributor—TXA offers access to technology best practices, best-in-class solutions, and industry-leading service deployment through our partners.

Achievements & Awards
  • 2020–Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for the Bahamas
  • 2020–Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Jamaica
  • 2019–Microsoft Security & Compliance for Latin America & the Caribbean Region
  • 2019–Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Bermuda
  • 2019–Microsoft Security & Compliance Worldwide Finalist
  • 2018–PSEG Diverse Supplier Excellence Award
  • 2015–Ingram Micro Lenovo Partner of the Year
  • 2014–US SMB Champion Club New York Metro Partner of the Year
  • 2014–Cisco EnergyWise Suite Integrator ATP Certification
  • 2014–Cisco Winner’s Circle Partner Plus
  • 2014–Trust X Alliance: Largest Growth in the Americas
  • 2013–Ingram Micro VTN Top Sales Growth
  • 2013–Microsoft New York Metro Partner of the Year
  • 2013–Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Certification
Maureen Data Systems Cares

We believe in giving back to the community. Along with regular PTO, MDS has implemented 3 additional days off allocated for employees to volunteer throughout the year.

As a company, MDS has been dedicated to many causes; we are a proud supporter of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN) and the Lustgarten Foundation, National Public Radio, The enCourage Kids Foundation, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the African Cultural Museum, as well as many civic charities.

AFRICAN CULTURAL MUSEUM

The Cultural Museum of African Arts’ mission is to educate and inform people of African culture and Africa’s numerous contributions to mankind through its artifacts collection. By supporting the museum, Maureen Data Systems strives to empower all people with a true sense of pride, amid all ethnic groups, for the enhancement of mutual respect, dignity and understanding through knowledge.

PANCAN

The PANCAN is a nationwide network of people working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

LUSTGARTEN FOUNDATION

The foundation’s mission is to advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer and increasing public awareness of pancreatic cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Reach out to an MDS expert now and we will get back to you shortly!

About MDS

Our mission here at Maureen Data Systems (MDS) is to digitally transform business environments with the use of cloud infrastructure, security and privacy controls, data analytics, and managed services.

As a woman-owned business, we embrace a culture of inclusivity, diversity, and consistent learning. The MDS team, in both the US and Latin America, is comprised of certified professionals that work with you to deliver strategic implementations, providing you with a competitive advantage. Our utmost priority is maintaining our customer technology needs, which is why 25+ years later we continue to grow.

Upcoming Events

November 17, 2020 - Webinar (MDS Cares)

African Art: Its Power and Magic to Unite Us

December 8, 2020 - Webinar

Cognitive/Synapse: The Future of Automated Documentation

Contact Us

Global Headquarters

500 W 43rd Street, Suite 33E

New York, NY, 10036

 

Email: contactus@mdsny.com

Tel: +1 646-744-1000

 

Locations: NY | FL | PR | TX

 

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