âI am honored to be recognized by such a prestigious association, among peers, colleagues and friends,â says Robert J. McCullen, chairman and CEO of Trustwave. âTrustwave has experienced tremendous global growth over the past year, yet itâs always been important to maintain our roots here in Illinois where we started our business. ITAâs continued support of the industry brings together the areaâs greatest technology companies and people, creating a forum where people explore new ideas and advance Illinoisâ commitment to information technology.â
âITA and the community are honored to recognize Robert as CEO of the year. He has done a tremendous job driving Trustwave forward through his leadership. We applaud him and the company as strong representatives of the vibrant technology industry in Illinois,â says Fred Hoch, president of the Illinois Technology Association.
McCullen has more than 20 years of information security experience and has held management positions at some of the data security industryâs premier firms. He is chairman and CEO of Trustwave, with responsibility for all aspects of the firm's day-to-day operations. McCullen serves on the Electronic Transaction Association's (ETA) Board of Directors, the payment card industryâs premier trade association, as well as, the ETAâs Industry Relations Committee.