Rafael has served as a CFO for the past eighteen years. He has experience scaling companies in the Semiconductor, Networking, Storage and Software industries. Most recently Rafael was the CFO of Instart, an Enterprise SaaS company in the digital experience space. Prior to Instart, Rafael held CFO roles at PLX Technology (Nasdaq: PLXT, Acquired by Avago), Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI) and OCZ Storage (Nasdaq: OCZ, Acquired by Toshiba). Since 2013, Rafael has served as board member and audit chair for Ubiquiti (Nasdaq: UBNT).
Rafael holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University and is a CPA (non-active) attained through his experience at PriceWaterhouse.