Mr. Sperling is Co-President and Co-Chairman of the Management Committee of Thomas H. Lee Partners. Mr. Sperling’s current and prior directorships include Thermo Fisher Scientific Corp., the Madison Square Garden Company, Experian, Warner Music Group, Houghton Mifflin Co., Fisher Scientific, Univision Communications, Inc., iHeartMedia, Inc., Front Line Management Companies., The Learning Company, PriCellular Corp., ProcureNet, ProSiebenSat.1, Wyndham Hotels, Federal Street Acquisition Corp., and several other private companies.
Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Sperling was, for more than a decade, managing partner of the affiliate of Harvard Management Company that managed all alternative asset classes for Harvard University’s endowment fund. Before that he was a Senior Consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.
Mr. Sperling is involved with a number of charitable and non-profit organizations. He is Chairman of Partners Healthcare, the Parent of Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham Health (the Harvard affiliated Academic medical centers) and a number of leading specialty and community hospitals and physicians practice groups of Brigham Health, The Parent of the Brigham & Women’s and Brigham & Women’s/Faulkner Hospital He is Chairman Emeritus and of the CitiCenter for Performing Arts and Wang Theater. He is also a member of each of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Harvard University Committee on University Resources and the Harvard Business School’s Rock Center for Entrepreneurship. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Purdue University. He is married with four children.