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

News

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 Booking.com, 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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