Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm focused exclusively on the technology and healthcare industries, has hired new operating partners, Julie Dodd and Kate Hastings, in the technology group.
Dodd was most recently chief operating officer of Ultimate Software, a cloud-based HR application development company.
Hastings previously worked at LinkedIn for over six years and most recently served as vice president of sales productivity.
Mike Donovan, WCAS head of technology and general partner, said, “We are excited that Julie and Kate are joining our team as Operating Partners. They are talented executives, who will work closely with us to evaluate new investment opportunities and partner with our management teams to build leading technology companies. Julie and Kate’s operating expertise will enable them to help drive value creation.”