Hudson Executive Investment Corp II (Nasdaq: HCII) is a special purpose acquisition company that raised $250 million in a January 2021 initial public offering.
The company was co-founded by Hudson Executive Capital LP, an event-driven investment firm with a focus on small and mid-cap companies, Douglas L. Braunstein, its founder and managing partner, and Douglas G. Bergeron, its managing partner.
Prior to founding Hudson Executive Capital, Douglas L. Braunstein was the Chief Financial Officer of JPMorgan Chase from 2010 to 2012 and its Vice Chairman from 2013 to 2015.
As a leading investment banker and trusted corporate advisor, Mr. Braunstein has been instrumental in originating, structuring, negotiating and advising on many significant transactions across the Company's sectors of focus.
Prior to his role as CFO of JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Braunstein served in several leadership positions at the bank, including Head of Investment Banking in the Americas, Head of Global M&A and Global Industry Coverage and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, as well as serving on the Investment Bank Management Committee for over ten years.
Mr. Bergeron's expertise in the financial services sector, FinTech in particular, and the technology industry spans over 35 years, including 12 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Verifone Systems, Inc., a provider of technology for electronic payment transactions and value-added services at the point-of-sale.
As CEO, he led Verifone from sales of under $300 million in 2002 to over $2 billion and over 5,000 employees worldwide in 2013 and an enterprise value in excess of $4 billion.
Prior to leading Verifone, Mr. Bergeron was CEO of SunGard Brokerage Systems Group and President of SunGard Futures Systems, which provided software and services to a variety of trading institutions, banks, futures brokerages, derivatives exchanges and clearing and settlement services providers.
Mr. Mosberg is CFO at Hudson Executive Investment Corp II and Hudson Executive Capital. He is a certified public accountant and has over 20 years of experience in accounting, tax, and financial statement preparation from a number of investment firms and financial institutions.
Prior to joining Hudson Executive, he served as the finance controller and trader at Welch Capital, and worked as a controller in the operations group at Bridger Capital, where he was responsible for the accounting and financial statement preparation of the firm’s investment vehicles.
Before joining Bridger Capital, he served as an assistant controller at JWM Partners, and started his career in the financial services group at Rothstein, Kass & Company.