Dave Cullinane, SecurityStarfish Founder and Chief Executive Officer, is a globally recognized leader and visionary in the IT security industry. Prior to founding SecurityStarfish, he served for five years as a vice president and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for eBay, where he was responsible for global fraud, risk and security strategy, and for programs that provided security for eBay and its many global businesses, including StubHub, InternetAuction.co and GSI Commerce. Before joining eBay, Dave was the CISO for one of the largest banks in the United States. He has more than 30 years of IT security experience and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a former Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP).
Dave is a founding member and chairman of the board of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). He is the past president and chairman of the IT-ISAC, an organization dedicated to sharing security-related information across companies in the IT industry. He served as a member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and the National Council of ISACs. He is an ISSA Fellow, and was recently elected to the ISSA Hall of Fame. He serves on ASIS International's CSO Roundtable Committee and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of CSO Magazine and SC Magazine. He was awarded SC Magazine's Global Award as Chief Security Officer of the Year for 2005 and CSO Magazine's 2006 Compass Award as a “Visionary Leader of the Security Profession.” In 2012 he was awarded SecureWorld's first Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of the information security community.