Raffi Meneshian is the founder of Pomegranate Music, an independent record label which has released twenty-one critically acclaimed albums since 2001. Additionally, Raffi founded an artist management company called World Music Management in 2006. As a writer, he frequently contributed album reviews and several feature articles to the noted world music periodical Global Rhythm Magazine in the early 1990’s and 2000’s. Raffi was a member of the Recording Academy, where he held an annual vote for the Grammy Awards from 2003-2018.
Raffi holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. He is married and lives in Arizona, USA.