Raffi Meneshian is the founder of Pomegranate Music, an independent record label which has released eighteen critically acclaimed albums since 2001. Additionally, Raffi founded an artist management company called World Music Management in 2006. A music enthusiast, he frequently contributed CD reviews and several feature articles to the noted world music periodical Global Rhythm Magazine in the early 1990’s and 2000’s. Raffi is a member of the Recording Academy (San Francisco chapter), where he holds an annual vote for the Grammy Awards.
Raffi holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. He is married and lives in Oakland, CA.