Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> April 9, 2001

Richard Macchia – Internet Security Systems Inc (issx)

RICHARD MACCHIA is the Vice President, Finance and Administration and the Chief Financial Officer of Internet Security Systems, Inc. He is responsible for the overall management of all financial, administrative, human resource and other corporate support functions at ISS. Prior to joining ISS in 1997, Mr. Macchia was with First Data Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President ' Finance of this multinational financial services company. He has held key executive management positions in two other public companies ' First Financial Management Corporation and MicroBilt Corporation. Mr. Macchia is a Certified Public Accountant. He holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of the Internet

Security Systems and then the picture of the company as it is now?

Mr. Macchia: Internet Security Systems is a public