Will is a General Partner at Spark. He joined Spark Capital Growth in 2015 and is based out of the firm's San Francisco office.
Will seeks out entrepreneurs building the next generation of category-defining consumer internet, digital media, commerce, and fintech companies. In particular, Will looks for businesses that have a path to a durable competitive advantage driven by network effects, unique access to data, brand and scale, with substantial opportunity for reinvestment.
Previously, Will was an investor at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), a New York-based private equity firm, where he partnered with emerging fintech, software & healthcare companies at various stages from inception to meaningful scale. While at WCAS, Will was on the founding team of US Acute Care Solutions, an integrated acute care provider founded in partnership with EMP. Will began his career as an investment banker at BofA Merrill Lynch.
Will holds a B.A. in History from Amherst College, where he played football and was captain of the lacrosse team. Will spends as much time as he can outdoors fly fishing, paddling, hiking, skiing and surfing.