Jan 2019

Spectrum Equity Announces Team Promotions

Boston and San Francisco – Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on the information economy, is pleased to announce four promotions. Jeff Haywood has been promoted to Managing Director, Parag Khandelwal to Principal, Adam Gassin to Vice President and Maureen Sullivan to Investor Relations Manager. The firm is proud to recognize the significant contributions and accomplishments made by these professionals, adding to the firm’s investment, portfolio and investor services capabilities.

Jeff Haywood to Managing Director. Jeff joined Spectrum in 2007 and focuses on investments in healthcare IT, software and information services. He was closely involved with Spectrum’s investment in Passport Health, Net Health, MedHOK and RainKing. Jeff serves on the Board of Directors of Definitive Healthcare, Payer Compass and Verisys and is actively involved with GoodRx. Prior to joining Spectrum, Jeff worked at Thoma Cressey Equity Partners and Goldman Sachs. He received a BA from Duke University.

Parag Khandelwal to Principal. Parag joined Spectrum in 2012 and focuses on investments in software, information services and Internet. He was closely involved with Spectrum’s investment in Bats Global Markets and RainKing. Parag serves on the Board of Directors of Bitly, Digital Marketing Institute and Offensive Security and is actively involved with Verafin and Origami Risk. Prior to joining Spectrum, Parag worked at J.P. Morgan. He received a BA from Northwestern University.

Adam Gassin to Vice President. Adam joined Spectrum in 2017 and focuses on investments in software, information services and Internet. He serves on the Board of Directors of B-Stock. Prior to joining Spectrum, Adam worked at McKinsey & Company. He received a BS and BA from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a George F. Baker Scholar.

Maureen Sullivan to Investor Relations Manager. Maureen joined Spectrum in 2017 and focuses on investor services. Prior to joining Spectrum, Maureen worked at Harvard Management Company. She received a BA from Boston College and is a CFA® charterholder.