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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 Blackstone
Acquired by EDR
NYSE: GRUB
Acquired by Jack Henry
Acquired by Davis + Henderson
Acquired by Bankrate
NASDAQ: SVMK

News

OurFamilyWizard Strengthens Executive Team With New Chief Marketing Officer

Bridgette Haymaker has joins OFW as its first Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, she served in senior growth roles at Intuit and Total Expert.

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Featured in CIO: The Future of Collaboration is Visual

Lucid CMO Nathan Rawlins shares insights on how innovative thinking, a culture of experimentation, and connecting employees to a mission all enhance productivity.

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OurFamilyWizard Adds Two Tech Veterans to Board of Directors

OFW adds Offensive Security CEO Ning Wang and Teachers Pay Teachers Chief Commercial Officer Melissa Esmundo as Board of Directors. Both OffSec and TpT are backed by Spectrum Equity.

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AllTrails Celebrates 1 Million Paid Subscribers

The milestone cements the brand's vision to democratize access to the outdoors for all.

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