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Arrowroot Acquisition Corp.

Raised
$287M
CIK
1835972
Focus
Software, Technology
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Matthew Safaii., our Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of our board of directors , is the founder and Managing Partner of Arrowroot Capital, an investment advisory firm, which he founded in January 2014. Mr. Safaii serves as a Director at SnapLogic, Inc., a cloud connection company, which he joined in September 2019. Previously, Mr. Safaii served as a Managing Director and Head of the Acquisitions Team at Actua Corp., a venture capital firm, from June 2009 to December 2013. Mr. Safaii’s significant investment and financial expertise make him well qualified to serve as our Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of our board of directors.

Thomas Olivier, our President and Chief Financial Officer and the Vice Chairman of our board of directors , is a Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a large investment bank, which he joined in May 2017. Upon completion of this offering, Mr. Olivier will join Arrowroot Capital and may remain affiliated with Houlihan Lokey in an advisory role for a limited period of time to complete and/or transition certain ongoing engagements. Previously, Mr. Olivier served as a Managing Director at Pacific Crest Securities, Inc., an investment bank focused on the technology sector, from April 2012 to May 2017. Mr. Olivier’s significant investment and financial expertise make him well qualified to serve as our President, Chief Financial Officer and the Vice Chairman of our board of directors.

Gaurav Dhillon will serve as a director of the company following the completion of the offering. Mr. Dhillon is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SnapLogic, Inc., a cloud connection company, which he joined in 2009. Previously, Mr. Dhillon was also the Founder of Jaman.com Inc., a video streaming software company, from 2005 to July 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Dhillon was the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Informatica LLC, a software developer, from 1992 to 2004. Mr. Dhillon’s significant investment and financial expertise make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Dixon Doll will serve as a director of the company following the completion of this offering. Mr. Doll currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Institute, a nonprofit research institution, which he joined in 2002. Mr. Doll is a Senior Director at Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: DBDR), a special purpose acquisition company, which he joined in October 2020. Mr. Doll is a Director at Prime Impact Acquisition I (NYSE: PIAI), a special purpose acquisition company, which he joined in September 2020. Previously, Mr. Doll served as the Chairman of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc., a communication equipment company, from 2005 to 2011 and as a Director of DirecTV, Inc., a broadcast satellite services provider, from 2010 to 2015. Mr. Doll was elected to the Board of the National Venture Capital Association in 2005 and served on the Executive Committee and as Chairman from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Doll led DCM Ventures’ investments in About.com (acquired by The New York Times Co.), @Motion (acquired by Openwave), Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR), Coradiant (acquired by BMC), Force10 Networks (acquired by Dell), Foundry Networks (Nasdaq: FDRY), Internap (Nasdaq: INAP), Ipivot (acquired by Intel), and Neutral Tandem (Nasdaq: TNDM). Mr. Doll’s significant investment and financial expertise make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Will Semple will serve as a director of the company following the completion of this offering. Mr. Semple currently serves as a Director and Board Member of eBAY SARL, the European division of eBay, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), a large multinational e-commerce company, which he joined in September 2019. Previously, Mr. Semple served as EMEA Lead of DevSecOps and Software Security & Assurance for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a large consulting and accounting firm, from January 2016 to September 2019. Mr. Semple’s significant investment and financial expertise make her well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.