Raja Patel is a vice president general manager of corporate security products at McAfee. He is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction for McAfee’s corporate products portfolio, which includes solutions for endpoint security, advanced threat detection, security and event management, and cloud security. Patel leads strategy, product management, & user experience teams responsible for building security solutions for the corporate products group.
Prior to this role, Patel was general manager for the network security business unit, within Intel. Patel joined Intel from Cisco where he led its cloud security services business, with a focus on content security, threat intelligence and advanced threat solutions.
Patel also held other senior positions at Cisco, including strategy development across the enterprise networking portfolio, product management for its integrated services routing portfolio, overseeing development, go-to-market and lifecycle management for a broad range of hardware and software offerings.
Prior to Cisco, Patel worked in business development, application and flight test engineering at Honeywell.
Patel 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.