Darren Aftahi

Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst



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

Prior to Roth, and for the past ten years, Mr. Aftahi was Senior Research Analyst at both Northland Securities and ThinkEquity, following the Digital Media, Internet and Advertising sectors. Mr. Aftahi has helped author comprehensive and timely industry pieces including "Understanding Convergence", "Dream It And Stream It", and "Beyond The Wireless Web". He began his career at Piper Jaffray in Equity Research following the mobile computing and wireless services sectors, in addition to working in investment banking, where he successfully assisted in the execution of Equity and M&A transactions, with an aggregate value in excess of $10 billion, in the Communications and Technology sectors.


Joined Roth

October 2015

Sector Focus

Technology, Media & Agtech


B.S. Finance-Boston College


Northland Securities, ThinkEquity, Deephaven Capital Management, and Piper Jaffray


Named a TipRanks Top 100 Wall Street Analyst of 2018 TipRanks

Named a TipRanks Top 100 Wall Street Analyst of 2020 TipRanks