Raanan has three decades in finance and management with over 26 years in senior financial leadership roles. He started in audit at PwC and Ernst & Young, served as CFO of several companies, and then moved into outsource financial management. He has served as outsource CFO to many companies in the Israeli hi-tech ecosystem and led the Financial Outsource Services division at BDO. His CFO roles include private companies such as Beaconspark, Innovopro, Cytegic, Scopio Labs and ASOCS and publicly listed companies such as Shelron and Safer-Shot on Nasdaq and Nordan Technologies on the TASE. He has led many M&A and exit transactions and raised more than $150 million in multiple rounds of financing. Prior to joining Nextage he was Group CFO of Gefen Technologies and led the group’s IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange. Raanan holds a BA (in Economics and Accounting), an MBA from Tel Aviv University and is a lecturer at the Finance Academy, Bar Ilan University, and several other financial institutions.