Niraj Patel has served over 10 years in the Information Security industry with emphasis in architecture design, cloud security, security engineering for retail, electronics, energy and healthcare sectors. In his current role as a manager of Security Architecture for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ, he is leading strategic efforts in the development of security architecture solutions, cloud security as well as application security.

Niraj holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and an Executive MBA in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. Niraj is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).