Betsy Rafael
Chief Transformation Officer


Betsy is currently the Chief Transformation Officer at GoDaddy and has over 30 years of executive financial experience in the technology industry.

Betsy previously held positions at Apple as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting until her retirement in October 2012. From April 2002 to September 2006, Betsy served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Cisco Systems, and held the position of Vice President, Corporate Finance for Cisco Systems from September 2006 to August 2007. From December 2000 to April 2002, Betsy was the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer of Aspect Communications, Inc., a provider of customer relationship portals.

From 1994 to 2000, Betsy held a number of senior positions at Silicon Graphics (SGI), culminating her career at Silicon Graphics as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to SGI, Betsy held senior management positions in finance with Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer. Betsy began her career with Arthur Young & Company.

Betsy has served on the board of directors of Echelon since November 2005, Autodesk since 2013, Shutterfly since June 2016, and previously served on the board of PalmSource and GoDaddy. Betsy graduated magna cum laude from Santa Clara University with a B.S.C. degree in Accounting, and was appointed to Santa Clara Board of Trustees in October 2012.