Board of Directors
His experience includes application development, R&D, cloud architecture, product management, team / culture building, GTM, fundraising and partnerships/integrations within startups and enterprises in the Retail, Payments/FinTech, Media and Geo/GIS spaces. In the last 10 years, Rafa has been a strategic advisor for several early stage startups while also mentoring 60+ founders and supporting multiple accelerators including Y Combinator, Acceleprise (forum) and Techstars. He's also a part of 3 Day Startup Board of Directors, an angel investor, a DEI Champion and an instructor for Code Next where he has been coaching black and latino students in NYC since 2020.
Prior to Notley, Ben worked for management consultancy, West Monroe Partners out of their Dallas office where he focused on software implementations and improving customer experiences for Fortune 500 clients. he also spent time at Next Ventures, a VC fund focused on the growing health and wellness space.