Spencer Foust

Principal

Spencer Foust joined Sozo in June of 2016.

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. He was one of the youngest in the history of the lab to receive a Top Secret ‘Q’ Security Clearance at 20 years old, and was awarded the NNSA Defense Programs Award of Excellence.

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 and honors 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, the UNICEF NextGen SF Board, and is the Stanford Alumni Association’s SIAA group Treasurer. Mr. Foust was awarded the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 award in 2020, four years after joining the Sozo team.

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