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Dave Welsh

Dave Welsh

Partner & Head of Next Generation Technology ("NGT") Growth
San Francisco

Dave Welsh (San Francisco) joined KKR in 2016 and is the Head of the Tech Growth Strategy and Next Generation Technology (“NGT”) Funds. He serves on the NGT Investment Committee and the NGT Valuation Committee. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Five9, ForgeRock, OneStream and ReliaQuest. He has been actively involved with investments in 1011, CarWave, Cherwell, iValua, Jio, Jitterbit, KnowBe4, Lyft, o9, RainFocus, ReliaQuest and Transphorm. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Welsh was a Partner with Adams Street Partners, where he focused on technology growth equity investments. Earlier in his career he was an executive vice president of corporate development and strategy at McAfee, Inc., a General Partner at Partech Ventures and vice president of corporate development at Portal Software. He holds a B.A., cum laude, from UCLA and a JD, order of the coif, from UC Berkeley and Harvard Law Schools. Mr. Welsh also is active in the non-profit sector, serving on the Board of SEO Scholars SF and the Special Olympics of Northern California & Nevada, as well as being the former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Athenian School.