Key Compton is Co-Founder and Managing Director at GPO Fund, which invests in visionary founders who are disrupting industries, expanding globally, and seeking to access the public capital markets. Mr. Compton has sourced and led investments into firms such as Spire Global Inc. (data and analytics; NYSE:SPIR), FiscalNote Inc. (regulatory and government policy software), Centivo Corporation (corporate healthcare) and Grover Group GmbH (consumer electronics by subscription). Previously, Mr. Compton served as
Senior Vice President at LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) which he joined upon acquisition of a firm he founded and before that he was President of Data and Distribution for AddThis (acquired by Oracle; NYSE:ORCL). Mr. Compton’s career as an entrepreneur also includes founding or co-founding companies such as XGraph Inc. (a data science firm), Solbright Inc. (a revenue management, operations and billing software firm), Mimeo.com Inc. (a document technology and print distribution firm) and SoundSpectrum Inc. (creator of the iTunes music visualizer). Mr. Compton has served on the boards of FiscalNote, Spire Global, Mimeo, XGraph, Solbright and
SoundSpectrum. Mr. Compton earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and graduate degrees from the Columbia Business School and London Business School.