Robert Gold, MBA, CA
Robert has been in public practice in Toronto for over twenty years. His background is with KPMG. He is the Managing Partner of Bennett Gold, Chartered Accountants - a full service CA firm located in Toronto, Canada employing a staff of twenty professionals.
Bennett Gold is Canada's Internet leader among CA firms. Having issued Canada's first WebTrust seal, the firm continues to expand its range of services to traditional and new-economy clients.
Robert has proven himself to be the most "Internet savvy CA" in Canada. The firm's web site was recognized in 1998 as one of Canada's top 3 professional service sites. In 1998 Bennett Gold was awarded a "Business Excellence Award - Creativity" for the firm's Internet initiatives.
In 1995/96 Robert authored a series titled "Small Business Internet", which was "updated" in 1998. Those classic articles are archived at: http://bennettgold.ca/articles1.html. 
Today, Robert is the Feature E-Commerce Writer at RoyalBank.com and Quicken.ca. He is also a Contributing Editor for CPA Technology & Internet Advisor.
You can read his articles online at: http://www.royalbank.com/sme/articles/index.html 
As the managing partner of the world's leading WebTrust certification firm, Robert has been face-to-face with Canada's business and political leaders. He presented evidence to the Canadian Government as they drafted Canada's new Online Privacy Legislation.
Visit Bennett Gold online at http://BennettGold.ca 
Pertinent to the workshop Robert will be presenting is http://E-CommerceALERT.com