Spectrum promotes one to MD and another to VP

Spectrum Equity has promoted Mike Farrell to managing director and Julia Kuo to vice president. Farrell joined the firm in 2009 while Kuo came on board in 2011. Previously, Farrell worked at Tudor Investment Corp‘s private equity arm while Kuo worked at Goldman Sachs.


Boston and San Francisco – Jan. 11, 2017 – Spectrum Equity is delighted to announce the promotion of Mike Farrell to Managing Director and Julia Kuo to Vice President.

Mike Farrell joined the firm in 2009 and focuses on investments in software, information services and the Internet. He has been closely involved with Spectrum’s investments in Bats, EagleView, Jagex, Jimdo, Litmus and RainKing. Prior to joining Spectrum, Mike worked at Tudor Investment Corporation’s private equity arm. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA, cum laude, from Bowdoin College.

Julia Kuo joined the firm in 2011 and focuses on investor relations. Prior to joining Spectrum, Julia worked at Goldman Sachs. She holds a BBA and BA from The University of Texas at Austin.

About Spectrum Equity
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative companies in the information economy. For more than 20 years, the firm has partnered with exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams to build long-term value in market-leading software, information services and Internet companies. For more information, visit www.spectrumequity.com.