Our Team

Doug Kingsley

Co-Founder and Senior Advisor

Doug co-founded Guidepost Growth Equity and is a Senior Advisor. Previously, Doug was Managing Director and Co-Head of Advent International’s North American Investment Group, and had prior operating roles at Teradyne, and Alcan Aluminum’s venture capital arm.

With more than three decades of growth equity investment experience, Doug has served on over 30 boards of private and public technology companies, across a range of industries.

Doug earned an M.B.A., with Distinction, from Harvard Business School, an A.B. from Dartmouth College, and a B.E. from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. Doug is a Trustee of Providence College, and Chairman of the Abigail Adams Institute at Harvard.

A native New Englander, Doug has worked and studied in Venezuela, Spain, and France, and has four sons with a combined height of 26 feet.