Our Team

The people of SPM provide the intellectual energy that powers our strategies and our performance. Drawn from some of the best trading desks, academic institutions and research facilities around the world, and combining decades of experience, the SPM team brings together peak “on the job” knowledge, coupled with cutting edge theoretical insights to bear upon the problems of managing complex investments in complex markets. Members of SPM’s Leadership Team include:

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Kenneth D. Cron

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Cron joined SPM in 2007 and is the Firm's Chief Executive Officer. He originally joined as the Firm’s President to lead the non-investment aspects of the business. Before joining SPM, Mr. Cron held a variety of leadership and investment positions in public and private companies spanning a 25-year career dedicated to building and growing businesses. Prior experiences include serving as: the non-executive Chairman of Midway Games, the Director of CA, Inc. (Computer Associates) and Interim CEO during a pivotal period in the company’s history, the Chairman and CEO of Vivendi Universal Games, and the Chairman and CEO of Uproar Inc. (until its acquisition by Vivendi Universal in 2001). Previously, Mr. Cron had spent over 20 years at CMP Media where under his leadership, CMP grew from an information technology trade publishing company into a global, publicly traded media conglomerate. Mr. Cron holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado.