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Ben Spero

Managing Director

Ben joined the firm in 2001 and is a Managing Director. His areas of investment focus include Internet-enabled software and information services. Prior to joining Spectrum, Ben worked at Bain & Company and co-founded TouchPak, Inc. He is Board Chair at Destination: Home, a public private partnership to end homelessness in Santa Clara County and is a Board member at Children’s Day School. Ben received an AB, magna cum laude, from Duke University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Financial Sponsor
Acquired by EDR
Acquired by Jack Henry
Acquired by Davis + Henderson
Acquired by Bankrate


Ben Spero Featured in PE Hub's Lessons Learned from the Pandemic for Growth-Tech Investing

Ben Spero joined PE Hub’s Milana Vinn to share his insights on how the pandemic has accelerated the digital shift and impacted the portfolio.

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Angel Llull Joins The Knot Worldwide As President, International

Angel brings extensive experience in international business management and growth as former Vice President and Managing Director of, Asia-Pacific.

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OurFamilyWizard Grows Its Leadership Team

Blake Sipek joins as the company’s first CFO alongside new Chief Product Officer Shane Helget, Business Operations Lead Shikha Raval, and Growth Lead Andrew Schneider.

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Headspace Announces Leadership Transition

Current COO Cece Morken has been appointed to CEO effective January 2021. Current CEO & co-founder Rich Pierson and co-founder Andy Puddicombe will transition to Co-Executive Chairmen of the Board.

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