Meet Nancy Patel

Nancy Patel is Vice President and General Manager of Public Sector at Immuta, whose mission is to provide the most innovative data security solutions, including for the U.S. public sector. With more than two decades of experience in cybersecurity and data analytics in the U.S. public sector, particularly focused on national security, Nancy is an industry veteran who brings a unique background in mission, business, and technology to the data security space. Nancy is passionate about bringing cutting edge technologies to the government and is devoted to empowering women in technology and national security.

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Topics of Interest

Speed + Compliance

Compliance across legacy systems is one of the biggest bottlenecks in the public sector. In order to truly make our systems future-proof, we must address the manual processes involved with data access and compliance, and make collaboration, implementation, and enforcement of data access policies easy to administer, fast, and scalable.

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Data Security

We can’t just think about cybersecurity anymore, we must act. Cybersecurity drives the safety of our networks and our endpoints but agencies must focus more on data security. Who can access what data and when? How do we break down data silos and share more data?

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Zero Trust

It is important for agencies to understand that a data-driven approach to zero trust implementation will drive the most secure and sustainable results. In recently released memos, the U.S. government acknowledges that this is true, and calls out the specific need for attribute-based access control as a strategic capability to achieve the mission.

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About Nancy

Nancy's expertise has helped grow Immuta’s public sector team by 800%, increased annual recurring revenue by 78%, and has expanded the public sector customer base by 4x.

She has dedicated her career to delivering new and emerging technologies and capabilities to drive mission success across federal civilian, Department of Defense and intelligence community agencies. She has also been at the forefront of diversity and inclusion at Immuta where she launched the Women of Immuta Network and has been actively engaged in the company’s overall DE&I efforts.

Prior to Immuta, Nancy was President of Vulnerability Research Labs, LLC. There, she helped grow the firm’s revenue and operating income through the deployment of mission-critical products and extensive research and development investments. Nancy has also held multiple roles at Lockheed Martin, including serving as software and systems engineer delivering a key, mission critical system within the DoD, as a portfolio manager running large engineering-driven task orders, as well as senior executive liaison and deputy program manager for one of Lockheed Martin’s largest cybersecurity contracts.

Nancy received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Master of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky. She also earned a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from The George Washington University.

2020 – Present

Immuta, VP/GM Public Sector


Vulnerability Research Labs, LLC, President


Lockheed Martin, Deputy Program Manager and Software Engineer

Data security is no longer just about the protection of the government’s networks and endpoints. Data can only provide a strategic advantage if agencies can protect and trust it.

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About Immuta

Immuta enables organizations to unlock value from their cloud data by protecting it and providing secure access. The Immuta Data Security Platform provides sensitive data discovery, security and access control, data activity monitoring, and has deep integrations with the leading cloud data platforms. Immuta is now trusted by Fortune 500 companies and government agencies around the world to secure their data. Founded in 2015, Immuta is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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