Head of Portfolio Managment Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures
Theodore L. (“Trey”) Goede III is currently Head of Portfolio Management for Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures, a $200MM venture fund launched by Saudi Aramco in 2013 to diversify the Kingdom’s economy and create high quality Saudi jobs. After participating in fund formation, Mr. Goede helped lead the fund through its first 15 approved transactions in 3.5 years. Mr. Goede also currently sits on the Board of Directors of two Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures portfolio companies. Mr. Goede is also an Advisory Board Member for the College of Engineering at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University.
Previously, Mr. Goede was Chief Executive Officer of Affinity Wind, LLC, a wind energy development company, which he founded in 2007. He was formerly Executive Vice President of River City Internet Group, LLC, a privately-held investment and holding company.
Mr. Goede was recognized by Fast Forward/St. Louis Business Journal as one of the publication’s “30 under 30” business people, twice recognized as one of the Most Influential St. Louisans (2011 and 2012), along with Who’s Who in Energy honors in 2012. Mr. Goede served on Missouri Governor Bob Holden’s Information Technology Roundtable Committee and contributed to a Battelle Memorial Institute study related to technology. Mr. Goede has served on a number of Boards
Mr. Goede was an adjunct professor in the Business School’s Entrepreneur Department at St. Louis University from 2004-2012, the 7th best Entrepreneur program in the United States. Mr. Goede holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Science in Business Operations and Strategic Management, both from Boston College.