Marcus Fowler

CEO of Darktrace Federal and SVP of Strategic Engagements and Threats
External member of the darktrace community.

Marcus Fowler is the CEO of Darktrace Federal, working to help defend the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the Intelligence Community (IC), and Federal Civilian Agencies against cyber disruption and strengthen their defenses with complete AI-powered cybersecurity solutions. Marcus is a seasoned cybersecurity professional, with expertise on emerging and next generation cyber threats, trends, and conflicts. Marcus also serves as the SVP of Strategic Engagements and Threats at Darktrace, working closely with senior security leaders across industries on innovative cybersecurity strategy and business resilience.  

Previously, Marcus spent 15 years at the Central Intelligence Agency developing global cyber operations and technical strategies, leading cyber efforts with various US Intelligence Community elements and global partners. Prior to serving at the CIA, Marcus was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Marcus has an engineering degree from the United States Naval Academy and a master's degree in international security studies from The Fletcher School. He also completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Advanced Management Program.