Theodore L. (“Trey”) Goede III is currently Head of Portfolio Management for Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures, a USD 200 million venture fund launched by Saudi Aramco to create high quality Saudi jobs and diversify the economy. After participating in fund formation, Mr. Goede helped lead the fund through its first 15 approved transactions in 3.5 years. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors of two Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures portfolio companies, Geophysical Equipment Factory Limited, an oil and gas exploration and geophysical equipment manufacturing company, and Virtual Vision, an ICT services company specialising in cloud solutions and infrastructure optimisation. 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 also formerly the Executive Vice President of River City Internet Group, LLC and the Vice President of Primary Network. Mr. Goede was recognized by Fast Forward/St. Louis Business Journal as one of the publication’s “30 under 30” business people, twice recognised as one of the Most Influential St. Louisans (2011 and 2012), along with Who’s Who in Energy honors in 2012. He was also 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. Theodore Goede holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Science in Business Operations and Strategic Management, both from Boston College.