Redwood Growth is founded by a prior entrepreneur with experience in investing and in operating companies across a diverse set of industry sectors.

Arun Shekar – Founder

Arun has extensive experience with consulting, sales, business development, and growth across multiple businesses. His most recent role has involved strategy and product management in an eCommerce logistics firm where Arun helped grow a business unit with $100 Million in revenues through organic and inorganic growth initiatives. This has involved creating pricing strategies, avenues for product partnerships, and strategies to create a corporate venture fund.

Prior to this Arun was a serial entrepreneur, and a management consultant. He had founded 2 companies – a retail data analytic startup, and a consulting firm for early stage companies. Arun is currently an advisor for multiple technology startups in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Arun holds an MBA from the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business with a focus on entrepreneurship and a Masters in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Arun enjoys hiking, playing volleyball, and playing poker. He is also a musician with interest in percussion instruments. He regularly makes time to help early stage entrepreneurs.