Mr. Raven is the Chief Security Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Newtek Business Services Corp. In addition, Mr. Raven serves as President and COO of Newtek Technology Services. He is a veteran information security specialist, technology executive and entrepreneur with a long successful history from start-up to mature large-scale enterprises. Mr. Raven has two decades of extensive experience as a technology leader and operator, leading several large high-profile consulting engagements for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Perot Systems and IBM. While at YP.com, he was instrumental in their growth and public market offering as its Chief Technology Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer. He specializes in monthly subscription-based customer acquisition strategies, telecommunications, large-scale datacenter design and operations supporting corporate enterprises and Internet facing high-tech companies. Mr. Raven’s deep expertise in large-scale server, storage and network virtualization and abstraction technologies are core skill sets required in managing any modern cloud environment and datacenter operation.