Raja Patel

Raja Patel

Vice President & General Manager of Enterprise Security Products

Raja Patel is vice president and general manager of enterprise security products at McAfee. He is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction for McAfee's enterprise products portfolio, which includes solutions for endpoint security, advanced threat detection, security operations, network security, and data protection. He leads strategy, product management, business development, product marketing, and user experience teams that are responsible for building security solutions for the enterprise products group.

Prior to this role, he was general manager for the network security business unit at Intel and Cisco, where he led product management for cloud security services business, with a focus on content security, threat intelligence, and advanced threat solutions. He also held other senior positions at Cisco, including strategy development across the enterprise networking portfolio, product management for its multibillion-dollar integrated services routing portfolio, and development of go-to-market and lifecycle management for a broad range of hardware and software offerings.

Before Cisco, he worked in business development, aerospace applications engineering, and flight test engineering at Honeywell.

He 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.