Full Name
Betty Elliott
Job Title
Chief Information Security Officer
Freddie Mac
Speaker Bio
Betty Elliott is an accomplished information security leader with over 17 years of experience and a proven track record building successful security programs across financial, retail, business processing outsourcing and consulting industries.
Elliott joined Freddie Mac in December of 2020 as SVP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). She leads a team of over 300 Information Security professionals and is responsible for identifying, evaluating, solutioning and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the enterprise.
Previously, Elliott was at Mercer where she served as Partner, CISO. In that role, she was responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy and program to ensure that Mercer’s digital information assets and technologies were adequately protected.
She has served as VP, CISO at MoneyGram International, Convergys and Stream Global Sourcing and has led security teams at Ameriprise Financial, Allianz Life and Best Buy.
Elliott is a founding board member of the non-profit organization Security Advisor Alliance, which was established in 2013. The mission of the Alliance is to unite CISOs, to align the leaders of cybersecurity in support of one another, promote the growth of our members and give back to community organizations and startups.
Betty Elliott