Dave Cullinane

Co-founder & advisor


Dave Cullinane is the Founder of TruSTAR Technology – the first truly anonymous cyber incident sharing platform for enterprises. Prior to TruSTAR, Dave served for 5+ years as the Chief Information Security Officer and VP of Global Fraud, Risk and Security for eBay and its many global businesses (StubHub, InternetAuction.co, GSI Commerce, etc.). Prior to joining eBay, Dave was the CISO for the sixth largest bank in the United States and the largest Thrift in the world. He has more than 30 years of professional security experience.

Dave is a founding member and Chairman of the Board of the Cloud Security Alliance. He is the past President and Chairman of the IT-ISAC – an organization for sharing security related information across companies in the IT industry, and was a member of and helped form the FS-ISAC under PDD 63. He served as a member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and the National Council of ISACs. He has been selected to serve on the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board for NIST, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of DHS and other US Government agencies. He is an ISSA Fellow, and has been elected to the ISSA Hall of Fame. 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 his outstanding contributions to the advancement of the information security community.