Jason Callahan has been an Information Technology leader with experience in a diverse set of industries such as defense, biotech, high-tech and finance, spanning his career of over 25 years. He has a long held, strong zeal for technology and a profound dedication to educating on how it can be used to transform business operations at all levels. Jason is currently responsible for Global Information Security, Networking, Data Centers and Collaboration as a Director at Illumina Inc., a publicly traded San Diego based corporation known as the “smartest company in the world!” Jason holds an MBA from the Foster Business School at the University of Washington, in addition to his BS in Information Technology. Since 2001, he has maintained the utmost currency within his field, holding the coveted Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) designation. In his personal life, Jason is an avid cyclist, outdoors enthusiast, car/racing fanatic, and an all-around jubilant husband and father of two extraordinary kids.