Aaron Knape

(Rice MBA '08)

Aaron Knape is the CEO and co-founder of sEATz. He is a native Texan whose career has taken him around the world where he has acquired many meaningful experiences and relationships. 

Aaron has an MBA from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University with a focus in entrepreneurship. While attending Rice, Aaron was the Chairman of the Jones Student Association for the first class of the Professional MBA Program.  He continued to be involved with the school by acting as the Alumni Class Ambassador for the class of 2008. Aaron earned an undergraduate degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. While at A&M, Aaron was a proud member of the Corps of Cadets and the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band.  

Aaron has a dedicated wife of thirteen years, Cristina, and together they have children Isaac (9), Ava (7), and Isabelle (3).