Spencer Foust joined Sozo Ventures in June of 2016.
His responsibilities include sourcing companies in the U.S., performing due diligence on potential investments, conducting industry analyses, and supporting portfolio companies after investment. He holds several Board Observer positions for Sozo, and advises multiple startups outside the Sozo portfolio.
Before joining Sozo Ventures, Mr. Foust previously worked with Apple in iPhone Operations as a Program Manager, helped to coordinate a startup/investor conference in San Francisco, and worked on the B61 Nuclear Weapon program at Sandia National Labs as a Systems Engineer.
Mr. Foust received a Master’s in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and also graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Foust was heavily involved in leadership positions for on-campus organizations, and serves as a mentor for the Stanford GP2A program. He’s also involved with the Associate Board of the American Cancer Society in the Bay Area, as well as the Stanford Alumni Association’s SIAA group as Treasurer.