SPE Partners, LLC, is a New York City-based entertainment developer, founded by entertainment executives Alexander Svezia and William Pennell, with the vision of transforming the cinematic experience.  The company is run by managing partners Svezia, Pennell, Christine Kurtz, a 25-year executive in New York commercial real-estate, and Lisa Truitt, who is alsoSPE’s Chief Creative Officer and a 29-year veteran of National Geographic film, television, and specialty cinema.  SPE aims to expand and revolutionize entertainment and storytelling, while delivering world-class guest experiences.  SPE Partners launched its portfolio of entertainment properties with National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey