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Matt Spetzler is a Partner with Francisco Partners, and is Co-Head of the firm’s European investing

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2004, Matt worked at Bain & Company in Atlanta Georgia as a strategy consultant where he worked on many private equity led turnarounds and strategies. Previously Matt has led several entrepreneurial endeavors from technology, internet, biotech, and design startups.

Matt currently serves on the board of directors of Music Creation Group (Native Instruments and Izotope), Keyloop, LiveU, and Operative. He previously served on the board of Click Software, R2Net, BluJay Solutions, Lumata, and Masternaut, and was also involved with the Redis Labs, Talentsoft and Aconex investments.


M.B.A. from Stanford University, Arjay Miller scholar
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Richard K. Whitehead Memorial scholar


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“Matt has enormous intellect and experience that he uses to provide business insight and experience, investigation and guidance, which is truly helpful to CEOs attempting to solve complex business issues. This support is always given in a consultative manner increasing business performance.”
Martin Hiscox, Chairman and CEO of Masternaut