|Computer Science from Syracuse University , Ph.D||1998|
Dr. Nataraj (Raj) Nagaratnam is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technology Officer for Security Solutions in IBM Security Systems. In this role, Raj leads cross IBM technical strategy for security solutions including mobile security, and cloud security; drives integration and innovation projects, and chairs the Security Architecture Board. During his career at IBM, as chief architect, he has lead architectural efforts for security portfolio in Tivoli, and prior to that security architecture for WebSphere Platform. He was also the CTO for India Software Lab focused on building technical leadership and collaborative innovation. He leads and participates in various open standards activities. He has authored and co-authored numerous journal articles, papers, security standards specifications, and books, including the book on “Enterprise Java Security” published by Addison Wesley. Nataraj received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Syracuse University in 1998.