Technology

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka

Principal / West Coast

Since 2015

With engineering roots, Rayfe brings technical knowledge to Canaan, focusing on deep tech investments including AI / ML, IoT, Space and Robotics, as well as enterprise and infrastructure software. Rayfe previously worked as a Senior Associate on Cloud and IoT projects at Keystone Strategy. Prior to that, he was a ML engineer for Wolverine Trading and ASIC designer at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. Rayfe earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Rayfe in 5

Origins: Grew up in the pineapple fields of Mililani, HI

Talent: Eating a lot (SERIOUSLY, A LOT)

Family: Always comes first

Dream Job: Professional surfer

School Days: Graduated USC in 3 years (Rank #1 in EE dept.), NCAA champion

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Rayfe in 5

Origins: Grew up in the pineapple fields of Mililani, HI

Talent: Eating a lot (SERIOUSLY, A LOT)

Family: Always comes first

Dream Job: Professional surfer

School Days: Graduated USC in 3 years (Rank #1 in EE dept.), NCAA champion