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Nilay Patel      

Managing Editor of The Verge

Nilay Patel is an American lawyer, editor, and journalist, best known for his work at technology news websites Engadget and The Verge.

Patel had his first blogging gig at Gapers Block, a Chicago-centric blog. He was offered a full-time job at Engadget in 2008. After serving at Engadget, he left in 2011 and went on to work for The Verge. In 2014 he left The Verge to join sister site Vox, but later returned to become the Editor-in-Chief of The Verge, replacing Joshua Topolsky.

Throughout his career, he has appeared on CNBC, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, CNN, CNN International, NPR, Fox News, Sky News, NHK, G4TV, TWiT, and other networks. He also serves as the Host of The Vergecast and co-host of Ctrl-Walt-Delete.

SAY Media named Patel one of the 10 "Voices that matter" in technology journalism.

Patel obtained a degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago and in 2006 received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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Full transcript: Nilay Patel answers Apple WWDC questions on Too ...

On this episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode welcome The Verge's Nilay Patel to talk all about the latest Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. This year, Apple's announcements — usually confined to software — ventured into hardware, including new iPads and a totally new category ...

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