Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate venture capital
  • Fintech in wealth management
  • Business value of emerging technology: AI/ML, blockchain, mixed reality (AR/VR), RPA and IoT

SEI Ventures, SEI’s corporate venture capital program, seeks to invest in emergent and potentially disruptive technologies or business models that accelerate the launch of new platforms or drive new product development in existing and adjacent markets. Our strategic mission is to invest in startups looking to redefine sectors or define new ones.

Meet our team

Russ Kliman, Global Leader 

Russ Kliman, SEI VenturesRuss leads our Ventures team. He has experience in: 

  • Corporate venture capital
  • Innovation process, culture and creative problem solving
  • Design thinking and user centered design
  • Fintech: wealth management, capital markets, personal finance, insurance, banking, lending, regtech, money transfers/payments

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Jennifer Ciotti, Program Manager

Jennifer Ciotti, SEI VenturesJennifer manages deal sourcing, due diligence and execution for SEI Ventures. Her areas of expertise include: 

  • Corporate venture capital
  • Fintech: Wealth management, capital markets, personal finance, insurance, banking, lending, regulatory technology, money transfer/payments
  • Digital marketing and engagement for large and small enterprises

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SEI Ventures team: Russ Kliman and Jennifer Ciotti