Managing Director and COO

Aaron Rudberg is Managing Director and COO of S2G Ventures. Aaron has worked in private equity and venture capital his entire professional career, and brings experience from all sides of the industry (Limited Partner, General Partner, and entrepreneur).  Prior to joining S2G, Aaron spent nearly 10 years at Baird Capital where he was a Partner and Managing Director overseeing the global strategy, investor relations, marketing and business development for the $3.3 billion private equity and venture capital business. Aaron has seventeen years of private equity and entrepreneurial experience and is passionate about helping entrepreneurs build the next generation of leading companies. Aaron previously spent time at a private equity fund-of-funds and a venture capital firm.  Early in Aaron’s career, he was an entrepreneur building a venture backed software company that was acquired.  Aaron received a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Aaron is a member of the board of The Civic Federation, Adler Planetarium, and was named an Emerging Leader by the Chicago Council of Global Affairs in 2014.