Patrick R. McCarter

Patrick McCarter is a Managing Director and Head of Global Technology.  Mr. McCarter founded Carlyle’s Menlo Park, CA office in 2016 and is currently based there. 

Since joining Carlyle in 2001, Mr. McCarter has led or been a key contributor to several Carlyle investments, including Abrigo, NEOGOV, Jagex, Tribute Technology, Unison, HireVue, ZoomInfo, Ampere Computing, Veritas, CommScope, Open Link Financial, Open Solutions, Freescale Semiconductor, Jazz Semiconductor, Sippican, and CPU Technology.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. McCarter held positions at Morgan Stanley with a focus on financial institutions in New York.

Mr. McCarter serves as a director on the boards of publicly traded ZoomInfo and CommScope as well as the private held Hirevue, Veritas and Ampere Computing. He is also a member of Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering Advisory Council.

Mr. McCarter received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. with a double major in industrial engineering and economics from Northwestern University.