Raja Patel

Chief Product Officer

Raja Patel, Chief Product Officer, is responsible for leading the company’s product management, product marketing, user experience, and analyst relations teams.

Raja is a seasoned cyber product veteran with over 20 years in product leadership roles. Prior to this role, Raja was Vice President, Security Products at Akamai responsible for strategy and product direction for the Security portfolio, inclusive of Web Application Firewalls, Content Inspection, Network Distributed Denial of Service, Bot Management, Credential Abuse, and Identity Management. Prior to Akamai, Raja was VP and General Manager of Enterprise Products division at McAfee. He delivered the strategic direction for McAfee’s enterprise product portfolio, which included solutions for endpoint security, security operation and analytics, web security, network security, and cloud security.

Earlier in his career Raja was general manager for the network security business unit, within Intel, and held numerous leadership positions at Cisco across Security and Enterprise Networking. Raja holds a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering with a minor in mathematics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, and an MBA degree in global management from the University of Phoenix.