Nilay Patel

Nilay Patel

Formal First Name

Nilay Patel is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Verge, a technology and culture network from Vox Media. Prior to this, he worked as Managing Editor of Engadget, a technology blog network where he utilized his background as a lawyer to report and explain complex legal situations in common terminology. Patel also hosts the Decoder, a new podcast featuring innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology, and co-hosts The Vergecast, which highlights one-on-one interviews with technology leaders.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Patel is a CNBC contributor.
  • He has appeared on media outlets, including CNN, CNN International, NPR, Fox News, MSNBC, Sky News, NHK, G4TV, and TWiT.
  • SAYMedia named him one of 10 “voices that matter” in technology journalism.