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Chris Mitchell

Managing Director

Chris joined the firm in 2001 and is a Managing Director. His areas of investment focus include information services, software, and financial technology. Prior to joining Spectrum, Chris worked at TA Associates and Monitor Clipper Partners. He serves as a Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts and is a Charter Trustee of The Roxbury Latin School. Chris holds an AB in Classics, cum laude, from Princeton University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by CBOE
Acquired by Fitch Ratings
Acquired by Financial Sponsor
Acquired by Mastercard
Acquired by TradeStation
Acquired by Google
Acquired by Shanghai Hongtou
Acquired by DiscoverOrg
Acquired by MSCI
Acquired by Lexis Nexis
Acquired by Financial Sponsor
Acquired by Thomson Reuters

News

Varicent Software Acquires Augmented Intelligence Company Symon.AI and Adds Chief Analytics Officer and Chief Data Scientist roles

Symon.AI provides easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists. Dr. Jing Shyr, formerly with IBM, and Dr. Joel Shapiro of Northwestern join Varicent’s management team.

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Varicent Welcomes back Founders Neil Whitney and Matthew Whitney to New Senior Management Team

Neil Whitney and Matthew Whitney will be re-joining the firm's incoming management team as COO and CTO, respectively.

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Verisys CEO Named to Comparably's 2019 Best CEO List

Verisys CEO John Benson was named among the top 50 CEOs for small/mid-sized companies by Comparably.

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Varicent to Relaunch as Independent Sales Performance Management Company led by Founder Marc Altshuller

Spectrum Equity and Great Hill Partners will acquire assets of IBM's sales performance management business and operate it as an independent company.

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