Darren Aftahi

Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst



Darren Aftahi is a Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst at ROTH, specializing in the Internet, Media, and Enabling Technologies sectors. With over 22 years of experience in diverse capital markets roles, including equity research, risk arbitrage, and investment banking, he has primarily focused on the technology, media, and services sectors.

Prior to joining Roth Capital Partners, Mr. Aftahi served as a Senior Research Analyst at Northland Securities and ThinkEquity for the prior ten years, where he specialized in covering the Digital Media, Internet, and Advertising sectors. He has contributed to the creation of comprehensive and timely industry reports such as "Understanding Convergence," "Dream It And Stream It," and "Beyond The Wireless Web." He began his career at Piper Jaffray, where he worked in Equity Research covering the mobile computing and wireless services sectors. He also gained experience in investment banking, contributing to the successful execution of equity and M&A transactions totaling over $10 billion in value within the Communications and Technology sectors.


Joined Roth

October 2015

Sector Focus

Technology & Media


B.S. Finance-Boston College


Northland Securities; ThinkEquity; Deephaven Capital Management; Piper Jaffray


Named a TipRanks Top 100 Wall Street Analyst of 2018 TipRanks

Named a TipRanks Top 100 Wall Street Analyst of 2020 TipRanks