Dave Welsh

Dave Welsh

Member & Head of TMT Growth Equity

Dave Welsh (Menlo Park) is a Member and is Head of TMT Growth Equity within KKR's Private Equity platform, where he serves on the TMT growth equity investment committee. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Welsh was a Partner with Adams Street P...

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NOV 18, 2019

Emerging Stronger from a Downturn at Growth Stage Companies

Emerging Stronger from a Downturn at Growth Stage Companies

Funding has flowed freely for the past 10 years, so it’s not a surprise that as speculation continues as to when a possible economic downturn may occur, CEOs are increasingly concerned about a more restrictive environment. For growth stage companies, the impact stretches well beyond the ability to raise capital. It thre...

FEB 07, 2019

OneStream Software: Modernizing the Office of the CFO

OneStream Software: Modernizing the Office of the CFO

Enterprise software disruptors frequently emerge from within the legacy leaders of the previous generation. So it was with Workday, ServiceNow, Salesforce and many others that took on the incumbent in their space and rapidly gained market share by delivering a new, innovative and agile platform. Today, these disruptor...

SEP 17, 2018

Where startups are impacting long term change for CIOs

Where startups are impacting long term change for CIOs

Startups are showing up in big ways when it comes to ePrivacy, microservices, and fighting for talent. These are long term shifts CIOs should keep in mind when it comes to figuring out what to devote attention and resources to. CIOs have a daunting task to keep their current systems humming while also stay...

AUG 21, 2018

How CIOs can tap into their investor network when looking for vendors

How CIOs can tap into their investor network when looking for vendors

CIOs should turn to investors for insight into vendors as they can provide CIOs with an understanding of technologies offered by their portfolio companies, insights into the tech solutions their portfolio companies are using, an early read on upcoming technologies, and even help with pricing benefits. ...

OCT 23, 2017

Getting the Most from Your Growth Equity Investors

Getting the Most from Your Growth Equity Investors

Entrepreneurs embarking on their early funding rounds put investors through all sorts of tests and reference checks and due diligence to find the right partner who can help shape what might be little more than an idea into a commercial enterprise. But come time for a later stage growth round and that rigor oftentimes ...

SEP 05, 2017

ForgeRock Gives the Internet of Things its Identity

ForgeRock Gives the Internet of Things its Identity

Devices all around us are getting connected to the internet -- everything from kitchen appliances to street lights to medical devices. Billions of devices, in fact, at an estimated growth rate of 20 percent per year. All of these devices need to be identifiable so that access, data, security, communications and a ...