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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

Ginger and Headspace Will Merge to Meet Escalating Global Demand for Mental Health Support

The combined entity will reach nearly 100 million lives across 190+ countries through direct-to-consumer business and 2,700+ enterprise and health plan partners around the globe.

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The Knot Worldwide Accelerates Innovation and Growth in Marketing and eCommerce with New Additions to Global Leadership Team

Four new leaders cement The Knot Worldwide’s focus on building a global brand and world class ecommerce experience amidst the wedding industry's resurgence.

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Lucid Named to the Forbes Cloud 100 for Second Consecutive Year

The list highlights the best, brightest, and most valuable private companies in the cloud.

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Headspace Taps Seasoned Tech Leader as Chief Technology Officer

Krithika Swaminathan will report to CEO CeCe Morken and drive the company's technology roadmap and innovation.

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