Joined Thomas H. Lee Partners in 1994.
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 iHeartMedia, Inc., the Madison Square Garden Company, Thermo Fisher Scientific Corp., Univision Communications, Inc., Warner Music Group, Experian, Fisher Scientific, Front Line Management Companies., Houghton Mifflin Co., The Learning Company, PriCellular Corp., ProcureNet, ProSiebenSat.1, Wyndham Hotels and several other private companies.
Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Sperling was, for more than ten years, managing partner of The Aeneas Group, Inc., the private capital affiliate of Harvard Management Company that managed all alternative asset classes for Harvard University’s endowment fund. Before that he was a Senior Consultant and Case Leader with the Boston Consulting Group.
Mr. Sperling is involved with a number of charitable and non-profit organizations. He is Chairman of the Board of Brigham Health, The Parent of the Brigham & Women’s / Faulkner Hospital and a member of the Board and Executive committee of Partners Healthcare. The Parent of Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham Health is a member of other specialty and community hospitals and physicians practices. He is Chairman Emeritus of the CitiCenter for Performing Arts and Wang Theater; and he is also a member of each of the Harvard Business School’s Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, and the Harvard University Committee on University Resources.
He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from Purdue University. He is married with four children.