Simon Perry was Appointed as Head of Talent at Headspace

Date of management change: January 22, 2019 

What Happened?

Santa Monica, California-based Headspace Appointed Simon Perry as Head of Talent


About the Company

Founded in 2010 by Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson, Headspace was created with one mission in mind: to improve the health and happiness of the world. With nearly 20 million users in more than 190 countries, the Headspace app offers hundreds of guided meditations designed to help with everything from stress and anxiety to relationships and sleep. Headspace has raised a total of $73.7M in funding. In June 2017, we closed a $36.7 million Series B round led by Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm. In 2015, we completed a $30M Series A funding round led by The Chernin Group, with significant participation from other media and tech leaders including Jim Breyer (via Breyer Capital), Allen & Co, William Morris Endeavor, Freelands Ventures (the venture arm of Elisabeth Murdoch) and Advancit (the venture arm of Shari Redstone). Rounding out Series A raise were a handful of influential individuals including Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn CEO), Jessica Alba, Ryan Seacrest, and Jared Leto.


About the Person

Simon Perry is Head of Talent at Headspace. Previously, Simon held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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