George Spencer, III
Founder and Senior Managing Director
Mr. Spencer is the Founder and Senior Managing Director at Seyen Capital. He has over 30 years of experience in the venture capital industry. Before founding Seyen Capital in 2007, Mr. Spencer spent seven years as a Partner at Adams Street Partners (“ASP”) where he helped to architect the spin out from Brinson Partners. At ASP, Mr. Spencer was a key player in the direct investing group as a lead IT investor. After leaving Adams Street Partners in late 2006, Mr. Spencer continued to serve as a Senior Consultant to ASP, managing his prior investments with the firm. Mr. Spencer was also a co-founder and Executive Member of JK&B Capital, a Chicago based venture firm. Before JK&B, Mr. Spencer was a Principal in the Chicago office at Boston Capital Ventures. Mr. Spencer started his career at Braxton Associates, a strategy-consulting firm.
Mr. Spencer holds a BA cum laude from Amherst College and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
Mr. Spencer has previously served on the Board of Directors of a number of public companies including SPS Commerce, Borderfree and Convio. Mr. Spencer currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cybera, Convr, KnowledgeHound, and PowerPublish.