John H. Kispert has served as a managing partner of Black Diamond Ventures, a venture capital firm, since March 2016.
Prior to Black Diamond Ventures, Mr. Kispert served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Spansion, Inc., a manufacturer of flash memory products, from February 2009 until March 2015.
Mr. Kispert serves on the Board of Directors of Gigamon Inc., a provider of network traffic visibility solutions, TriNet Group, Inc., a cloud-based professional employer organization for a small and medium-sized businesses, and Barracuda Networks, a security and storage solution provider.
Mr. Kispert holds a B.S. degree in political science from Grinnell College and an M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.