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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. Ben received an AB, magna cum laude, from Duke University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Blackstone
Acquired by Redbrick
Acquired by EDR
Acquired by Jack Henry
Acquired by Davis + Henderson
Acquired by Bankrate


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