Chief Executive Officer in New York
Throughout his distinguished career Ken Cron has held key leadership roles in businesses that have been instrumental in transforming the contemporary entertainment, media, technology and finance markets. Cron’s steering of both public and private companies to success includes overseeing and growing stable organizations into global enterprises, revitalizing large companies, and launching start-ups with eventual public offerings. He is regarded as a pioneer in the online and interactive space, having had the strategic foresight and operational expertise to build enduring businesses in these categories.
Currently, Cron is the Chief Executive Officer of Structured Portfolio Management, LLC (SPM), which is a specialist fixed income manager focused on U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (“MBS”), rates, volatility, and credit. The multi-billion dollar hedge fund is entering its 20 year of business and is based in Stamford, CT. Mr. Cron led the private investment group that bought a major stake in the firm. He originally joined SPM in 2007 as the Firm’s President to lead the non-investment aspects of the business. As CEO, he is responsible for the overall management, direction and strategy for SPM.
Cron has served on several boards and retains interests in a number of fast-growing, privately-held concerns including his principal role with Structured Portfolio Management, an investment advisory firm.