Raffi attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and receiving a BS in Computer and Systems Engineering in 1993 and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2003.
In 1995, Raffi joined Chancellor Capital Management (later acquired by INVESCO) as a general IT technician and automation specialist and held positions of help desk manager and Director of IT Infrastructure for the New York region. During his tenure, he served as an advisor for emerging technology investments and managed many of the large-scale IT integration projects including the first cybersecurity teams.
In 2006, he left that firm to assist in the startup of a smaller independent investment fund, Canaras Capital Management.
In the fall of 2008, Raffi and his wife Aline formed Triada Networks to service small investment firms with technical, compliance, and cybersecurity.
During 2019, Raffi took on the role of Channel Chief for ConnectMeVoice, a Unified Communications as a Service provider in a channel while maintaining the Triada Networks business.
Raffi holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2005 and is a member of the US Secret Service Cyber Fraud Task Force and FBI’s Infragard. Raffi is also President of CompTIA’s Cybersecurity Community Leadership Council for North America and participates on their Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO). Raffi previously was an advisor to ASCII, the largest IT services industry group.
In 2022, Raffi joined Bizzity as its Chief Information Security Officer and channel evangelist and continues to run Triada Networks.
11:00 AM–12:30 PM Mar 15, 2023 (US - Central)