Raffi Tchakmakjian

Portrait
Raffi Tchakmakjian, Chief Growth Officer

Raffi Tchakmakjian is responsible for leading and driving growth opportunities on a global basis, with a focus on the integration of LifeSpeak M&A activities. He was the founder and CEO of LIFT session, which LifeSpeak acquired in October 2021.



Before founding LIFT, Raffi led global business development and strategic alliances at Dell Cloud Client Computing, a $1.4B business unit. Prior to that, he served as VP of product management and business development at Wyse Technology, which was acquired by Dell; and as co-founder and SVP of product management/business development at Trellia Networks, which was acquired by Wyse.



Mr. Tchakmakjian is a mentor and advisor to many growth-stage start-ups. He was awarded mentor of the year in 2019 at Creative Destruction Labs, a global accelerator program. He holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from McGill University and a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal.