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.
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Dave Welsh is a Member and 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, 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 a vice president of corporate development at Portal Software.

Welsh currently serves on the Board of Directors of Five9, ForgeRock and is a Board Member of SEO Scholars SF as well as being Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Athenian School. He holds a B.A., cum laude, from UCLA and a JD, order of the coif, from UC Berkeley and Harvard Law Schools.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Dave Welsh and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.