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Brian Arellanes

ITSourceTek, Inc.
Founder, CEO, and Chairman
Brian Arellanes is Founder, CEO, and Chairman of ITSourceTEK, Inc., an award-winning leader in the Information Security industry, specializing in data security from governance and compliance to data protection technologies.

A serial entrepreneur, Brian draws on more than 20 years of experience providing solutions and services for Executives of leading Fortune 500 companies as well as major government agencies. He is currently on the Strategic Planning Committee for the Board of Directors at Marin General Hospital to help ensure success of a $530M+ construction project to include advisory on the security and technology strategy of a new wing with state of the art healthcare facilities. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member for the International Consortium of Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) and received the 2015, 2016, & 2017 HITEC 100 award for being one of the most influential Hispanic Executives in technology.

Brian has served as Chairman on boards of a renewable energy company, as well as, a water conservation technology company; setting the vision for and leading CEOs, reporting to shareholders, in addition to fundraising, governance, and other board related duties. Prior to that, after the tragedies of 9/11, Brian provided management consulting to the Department of Homeland Security for what became the largest hiring effort in the country’s history. He was responsible for hiring and training security professionals in the national rollout of explosive detection systems and technology. He also helped lead two start-ups, bringing both to award-winning status. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in HR and Business Management from California State University, Chico, and completed the Advanced Management Executive Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business as well as the Executive Management Program from the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business.