Patricia Titus is the Chief Privacy and Information Security Officer at Markel Corporation. Ms. Titus joined Markel Corporation in January 2016 as the Chief Information Security Officer and added Chief Privacy Officer in January 2017 with responsibility for ensuring the security and privacy of Markel’s information assets and the protection of customer information. Previously, Ms. Titus was the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Freddie Mac, Symantec, Unisys Corporation and the Transportation Security Administration within the Department of Homeland Security. She was focused on transforming, implementing and maintaining robust IT security programs.

Ms. Titus serves on the Board of Directors for Normshield, a trusted Security Rating Services Company and Girl Scouts for the Commonwealth of Virginia which builds girls of courage, confidence, and character. She also serves on the Executive Advisory Boards for Forcepoint and Expel.IO cyber security companies. Ms. Titus is also an Advisor for YL Ventures. She is a Distinguished Fellow at the Ponemon Institute and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Executive Women's Forum. Ms. Titus also worked and lived overseas for several years in various positions within the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. State Department and various private sector firms. She has more than 25 years of security management experience.