CRUA

Pre IPO

Crucible Acquisition Corp. II

Raised
$200M
CIK
1849030
Focus
Software, Technology, Unicorns
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

James M. Lejeal has been our Chief Executive Officer and has served as our director since February 2021. Since September 2020, Mr. Lejeal has been the Chief Executive Officer and has served as a director of Crucible Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: CRU) and since February 2021 has been the Chief Executive Officer and has served as a director of Crucible Acquisition Corp. III. From 2018 to June 2020, Mr. Lejeal was the Area Vice President and General Manager for Splunk Inc.���s (Nasdaq: SPLK) Incident Management business unit formed as a result of Splunk Inc.’s 2018 acquisition of VictorOps, Inc. In 2018, Mr. Lejeal also served as VictorOps Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer and, from 2014 to 2018, was an angel investor and a director of VictorOps, Inc. From 2015 to 2018, Mr. Lejeal served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sphero, Inc., a Boulder based STEM robotics company. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Lejeal served as the Chief Financial Officer of Rally Software Development Corp (formerly NYSE: RALY), where he was also an angel investor and a director, overseeing its initial public offering in 2013 and its acquisition by CA, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: CA) in 2015. CA, Inc. was acquired by Broadcom Inc. in 2018. Mr. Lejeal also served as the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of various companies that he founded, including Raindance Communications (formerly Nasdaq: RNDC), which was a publicly traded company prior to its acquisition by West Corporation in 2006. Mr. Lejeal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University. We believe Mr. Lejeal’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive experience as both as an investor in and entrepreneur of companies that have underwent public offerings and acquisitions.

Brad Feld has been the Chair of our board of directors since February 2021. Since September 2020, Mr. Feld has been the Chair of the board of directors of Crucible Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: CRU) and since February 2021 has been the Chair of the board of directors of Crucible Acquisition Corp. III. Mr. Feld is a founding partner at Foundry Group. Mr. Feld has been a board member of, advisor to and investor in well-known technology companies including Fitbit, Inc. (which since consummated an initial public offering), Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) (which since consummated an initial public offering), SendGrid, Inc. (formerly NYSE: SEND) (which since consummated an initial public offering and then acquired by Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO)), Rally Software Development Corp (formerly NYSE: RALY) (which since consummated an initial public offering and was then acquired by CA, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: CA)) and Raindance Communications (formerly Nasdaq: RNDC) (which since consummated an initial public offering and was then acquired by West Corporation). Currently, Mr. Feld serves on the board of, among other companies, AvidXchange, Inc., Formlabs Inc. and A Place for Rover, Inc. Mr. Feld is a co-founder of Techstars. Mr. Feld is the co-author of numerous books on venture capital and entrepreneurship, including Venture Deals and Startup Communities. Mr. Feld holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in management science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We believe Mr. Feld’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive investment experience and network in the technology sector.

Jason M. Lynch has been our Chief Administrative Officer since February 2021. Since September 2020, Mr. Lynch has been the Chief Administrative Officer of Crucible Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: CRU) and since February 2021 has been the Chief Administrative Officer of Crucible Acquisition Corp. III. Mr. Lynch has been serving as General Counsel of Foundry Group since 2018. Since 2019, Mr. Lynch has been serving on the board of Modular Robotics, Inc. From 2015 to 2018, Mr. Lynch was a partner at the law firm of Davis, Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver and was previously an associate at the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. His legal practice focused on corporate, M&A and securities litigation. Mr. Lynch is admitted to practice law in New York and Colorado. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Lynch worked at Kekst and Company, a leading corporate communications and investor relations firm, where he advised companies on media and investor relations and on the communications aspects of a wide range of complex business situations and crises. Mr. Lynch holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Columbia University and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School.

Margaret E. Porfido will serve as a director of the company following the completion of this offering. Since January 2021, Ms. Porfido has been a director of Crucible Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: CRU). Since 2011, Ms. Porfido has been serving as a board member of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (the national board of Kaiser Permanente), where she chairs the compensation committee and serves on the audit and compliance and the executive committees. Ms. Porfido also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States and the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Regional Board. Since 2016, Ms. Porfido has been an advisor to Guild Education, Inc. and, from 2018 to December 2020, was an advisor to the private equity group at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. Since March 2020, Ms. Porfido has also been serving on the board of the nonprofit Girl Rising where she chairs the finance committee and serves on the executive committee. In 2015, Ms. Porfido served on the board of Rally Software Development Corp (formerly NYSE: RALY), serving on the audit, compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees, until its acquisition by CA, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: CA). Previously, Ms. Porfido served on the management team of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (formerly NYSE: LVLT) (now CenturyLink as part of Lumen Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: LUMN)). Before that, Ms. Porfido was Chief of Staff and General Counsel to Colorado Governor Roy Romer. Ms. Porfido was previously a practicing attorney at the law firms of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP in Denver, Colorado and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington, D.C. Ms. Porfido holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Delaware and a Juris Doctorate from George Washington University Law School. We believe Ms. Porfido’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include her diverse board experience, including on public companies and as the chair of certain committees.

Tracy Knox will serve as a director of the company following the completion of this offering. Ms. Knox is a senior-level executive with over 25 years of global finance experience at both public and private companies across the technology industry, including online marketplaces, e-commerce, software development, internet services and communications. Ms. Knox has served as Chief Financial Officer at A Place for Rover, Inc. since October 2017. Previously, Ms. Knox served as Chief Financial Officer of Rightside Group, Ltd. (formerly Nasdaq: NAME) from 2014 until its sale to Donuts Inc. in 2017, as Chief Financial Officer at A Place for Mom, Inc. from 2013 until 2014, as Chief Financial Officer at UIEvolution Inc. from 2011 until 2013, and as Chief Finance Officer at drugstore.com, inc. (formerly Nasdaq: DSCM) from 2008 until its sale to Walgreens (Nasdaq: WBA) in 2011, where she started in 2003. Ms. Knox holds a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University and a Master of Business Administration from University of Washington. We believe Ms. Knox’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include her deep financial experience in technology oriented companies.

Stacy Carter will serve as a director of the company following the completion of this offering. Since 2018, Ms. Carter has served as the Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Affairs of Techstars, where she also serves on the Executive Leadership Team. Ms. Carter provides leadership for the company’s global legal and regulatory affairs, risk and compliance programs, and corporate governance activities. At Techstars, she oversees a team of attorneys that are responsible for Techstars’ global legal activities, including financings of its portfolio companies. Prior to joining Techstars, from 2015 to 2018, Ms. Carter was General Counsel and Head of People at Sphero, Inc., a Boulder based STEM robotics company. Prior to that, Ms. Carter served in various legal positions at Rally Software Development Corp (formerly NYSE: RALY), including during its initial public offering and acquisition by CA, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: CA). Ms. Carter was previously an associate at the law firm of Cooley LLP, focusing her practice on emerging companies and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Carter holds a Juris Doctorate from University of Colorado Law School and holds a Master in Accounting (Tax) from University of Virginia. We believe Ms. Carter’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include her leadership experience in financing and business affairs of technology companies.