Chief Information Officer
Ralph Linares brings over twenty years of experience working with large and small-scale companies in roles ranging from Project Management to CIO. His technical and operational expertise and leadership skills are focused towards the design and implementation of cloud services, security, and managing physical servers and networks for startups and high growth companies.
Prior to joining Pathway, Ralph was the CIO at Events.com and helped grow the company from eight employees, with operations starting from the founder’s home, to a staff of over one hundred in four cities and two countries. Ralph has also started two companies; beginning with an IT Managed Service Provider, Bravura Networks. As founder and CIO, Ralph managed the technical staff and consultants in addition to performing consulting services himself. Ralph was the lead technical resource for the firm and their clients. In 2006 and 2007, Bravura was awarded the Top 100 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in San Diego. Ralph also founded Goldfish Consulting. Goldfish leverages Mr. Linares’ expertise in marketing, design, and technology to help biotech and life science companies start and grow. Ralph is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and has taught several Microsoft Certification courses at San Diego State University. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University.