Daryl Raiford

EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Daryl Raiford

Daryl Raiford is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ribbon Communications. Previously, he served as the CFO of GENBAND from 2010 until the merger between Sonus Networks and GENBAND in 2017. Between 2007 and 2010, he served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of Business Transformation at Freescale Semiconductor. He oversaw restructuring of Freescale’s manufacturing footprint, monetization of under-utilized assets and intellectual property, and the consolidation of global design, sales and marketing.

From 2004 through 2007, Daryl was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of New York-based Travelport, responsible for the worldwide finance and administrative functions of this global travel distribution firm. During his tenure, Travelport’s revenue and employee-base doubled through major acquisitions including Orbitz (USA), GTA (global) and ebookers.com (Europe). He chaired global merger integration teams, helping to successfully integrate all aspects of acquired businesses.

Before Travelport, Daryl spent five years at Compaq Computer Corporation and Hewlett Packard, holding several strategic positions including Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Americas at HP and Corporate Controller at Compaq. He also served as CFO for Shell Technology Ventures, based in Houston and The Hague.  Daryl served ten years at Price Waterhouse in London and Houston, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.

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