Patrick R. McCarter is a Managing Director and the Head of the Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications (“TMT”) group for The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG). He focuses on buyout and growth equity investments in larger companies including software, business services, semiconductors, communications, systems and related distribution businesses. Mr. McCarter is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of ZoomInfo, CommScope (Nasdaq: COMM), Veritas, and Ampere Computing. Mr. McCarter received his B.S. with a double major in industrial engineering and economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.