HCII

Unit Split

Hudson Executive Investment Corp. II

Sponsors: HEC Sponsor II
Raised
$250M
CIK
1823033
Focus
Technology
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Douglas G. Bergeron, 60, has been our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since August 2020. Mr. Bergeron is also Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of HEIC I since February 2020. Mr. Bergeron has served as a Managing Member of HEC Management GP LLC and a Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital since February 2020, and as an advisor to Hudson Executive Capital since 2015. Prior to joining Hudson Executive Capital, Mr. Bergeron acted as the CEO of Verifone from July 2001 through March 2013, during which time Mr. Bergeron grew Verifone organically as well as through accretive, value-enhancing acquisitions and strategic partnership. In 2002, Mr. Bergeron founded DGB Investment, Inc., a diversified holding company. Mr. Bergeron also held numerous positions at SunGard Data Systems from April 1990 to May 1999, including Managing Director of SunGard Capital Markets N.A., President of SunGard Futures Systems, and Group CEO of SunGard Brokerage Systems Group. Mr. Bergeron currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of USA Technologies, Inc. and United Language Group, is a member of the board of directors of Pipeworks Studios and Renters Warehouse, and is an investor and advisor to Blend, Inc. He received his B.A from York University in Toronto in 1983 and his M.S. from the University of Southern California in 1987. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) from York University in 2013.

Douglas L. Braunstein, 59, has been our Chairman, President and a member of our board of directors since August 2020. Mr. Braunstein is also Co-Founder, President and Chairman of the board of directors of HEIC I since February 2020. Mr. Braunstein has served as a Managing Member and Founder of HEC Management GP LLC and as a Managing Partner and Founder of Hudson Executive Capital since January 2015. Prior to Hudson Executive Capital, Mr. Braunstein acted as CFO, Vice Chair, a member of the Operating Committee, and Head of Americas Investment Banking and Global M&A, among others roles at JPMorgan from March 1997 to January 2015. During that time, Mr. Braunstein was instrumental in originating, structuring, negotiating and advising on many significant transactions, including Mars’ acquisition of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, InBev’s acquisition of Anheuser-Busch, Verizon’s acquisition of MCI, and HP’s acquisition of EDS. Mr. Braunstein currently serves as a director of USA Technologies, Inc. and Cardtronics plc. Mr. Braunstein is a trustee of Cornell University, Chair of the Finance Committee and a member of Cornell’s Investment Committee. He received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1983 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986.

Jonathan Dobres, 43, has been our Chief Financial Officer since August 2020 and is also the Chief Financial Officer of HEIC I since February 2020. Mr. Dobres is currently an investment professional at Hudson Executive Capital. Prior to joining Hudson Executive Capital, Mr. Dobres was a Managing Director of Flexis Capital LLC, a private equity firm concentrating on middle market investments. Additionally, Mr. Dobres has been a Vice President at P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, a multi-strategy hedge fund from April 2008 to June 2009 and a Vice President in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Investment Banking group at Bear, Stearns & Co. from August 2005 to April 2008. From August 2002 to August 2005, Mr. Dobres was an attorney in the financial services group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He received his B.B.A. from Emory University in 1999 and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002.