Rudina SeseriFounder and Managing Partner at Glasswing Ventures
Rudina Seseri is Founder and Managing Partner of Glasswing Ventures, leading the firm’s investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled enterprise software as a service (SaaS), cloud, Information Technology (IT) software, and vertical markets. Rudina has led investments and held Board of Directors roles at ChaosSearch, CloudTruth, inrupt, Navigant (acquired by Veritas), Plannuh, Talla, Verusen, Zylotech, Celtra, CrowdTwist (acquired by Oracle), and SocialFlow.
Rudina has 17 years of investing and operational experience in high growth companies in IT software, cloud and enterprise SaaS. Previously, Rudina was a Senior Manager in the Corporate Development Group at Microsoft Corporation. In this role, she led a number of successful acquisitions including iView Multimedia, Massive Interactive, Bungie Studios restructuring (creator of the Halo franchise), Deep Metrix, and Lionhead Studios. Prior to Microsoft, she was an investment banker in the Technology Group at Credit Suisse responsible for multibillion-dollar acquisitions and financings.
Rudina has been appointed by the Dean of the Harvard Business School (HBS) for four consecutive year to serve as Entrepreneur-In-Residence for the Business School and has most recently been named to the 2018 HBS inaugural group of Rock Venture Capital Partners. She is also a Member of the Business Leadership Council of Wellesley College and an Advisor for GSK Consumer.
Previously, Rudina has served as Chair of the Board of Overseers for the FutureM, a conference with 2,500 technology innovators and digital executives. Her philanthropic work includes serving on the Philanthropy Board for Boston Children’s Hospital as Vice-Chairwoman.
Entrepreneur Magazine has named Rudina Seseri to their 2019 100 Powerful Women list. She is a Boston Business Journal Power 50: Newsmaker, a Women to Watch honoree by Mass High Tech and a Boston Business Journal 40-under-40 honoree — recognized for her professional accomplishments and community involvement. Rudina has been published in TechCrunch, Forbes, Quartz, VentureBeat, GigaOm, and other leading business publications. She graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College with a BA in Economics and International Relations and holds an MBA from HBS. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon honor societies.