Rafael L. Costa is the Chief Revenue Officer of CorpU. Prior to joining the company, he served as SSA & Company Managing Director leading business development, marketing and the Digital and Technology Practice.
Prior to working with SSA & Company, Rafael led Americas management consulting business development and marketing at Hitachi Consulting (Celerant Consulting). Rafael was the Global VP of Sales for Marathon Technologies where he drove a global direct and indirect channel strategy. While at CDC Software, as Group General Manager, he had P&L responsibility for 5 business units. Before those roles, Rafael was Worldwide Vice President of OEM and Indirect Channels at Inktomi. Held executive positions at Hitachi Data Systems and IBM.
Rafael has held leadership positions in startup, private and public industry in hardware, software, services and consulting companies across the world for over 34 years. Driving sales and executing transformational change in sales, marketing, product marketing and product management. Rafael brings functional domain expertise in sales, marketing, business turnarounds, business development, merger integration, go to market strategies, operational excellence and revenue/profit enhancement.
Rafael has a BA from Villanova University.