Norwest Venture Partners promotes three on growth equity team

Multi-stage investor Norwest Venture Partners announced the promotions of Rob Arditi to general partner, and Stew Campbell and Ran Ding to principals at the firm. The three work on Norwest’s growth equity team. Arditi was promoted from partner. He joined the firm in 2009 as an associate. Campbell joined Norwest as a senior associate in 2012. Ding had been an associate since he joined in 2011.

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Norwest Venture Partners Promotes Three Key Members of Growth Equity Team

Rob Arditi, Stew Campbell and Ran Ding Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Organization

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 28, 2019 — Norwest Venture Partners, a leading multi-stage investment firm, announced the promotions of Rob Arditi, Stew Campbell and Ran Ding on the Growth Equity Investment team. Rob Arditi has been promoted to General Partner, and Stew Campbell and Ran Ding have been promoted to Principals at the firm.

“Rob, Stew and Ran have each played an important role as our firm has evolved and grown,” said Norwest Managing Partner Jon Kossow. “We are so pleased to recognize their accomplishments and look forward to their continued successes and contributions.”

Promotion to General Partner

Rob Arditi joined Norwest in 2009 as an associate and third member on the Growth Equity team. He played a key diligence role on the team’s first investment in 1010data and helped generate gains on Avetta, Kendra Scott, PCA Skin and The Retail Equation. He has helped spearhead the firm’s deep work in compliance technology and consumer products. He led the firm’s investments in ACL and Cority.

Promotions to Principals

Stew Campbell joined Norwest as a senior associate in 2012. He sourced Norwest’s investment in The Learning Experience and helped drive its successful outcome for the firm. He has been involved with ACL, SRS, Turnitin and was instrumental in Norwest’s recent investment in Jolyn.

Ran Ding joined Norwest as an associate in 2011 and has supported the investments and gainful exits in 1010data, Avetta, The Rainmaker Group, The Retail Equation and Kendra Scott. He has helped drive the firm’s work in compliance technology and data-driven investment strategies, helping to source Cority in addition to currently working with ACL and Infutor.

About Norwest Venture Partners
Norwest is a leading multi-stage investment firm managing more than $7.5 billion in capital. Since our inception, we have invested in more than 600 companies and partner with over 140 active companies across our venture and growth equity portfolio. The firm invests in early to late stage companies across a wide range of sectors with a focus on consumer, enterprise, and healthcare. We offer a deep network of connections, operating experience, and a wide range of impactful services to help CEOs and founders scale their businesses. Norwest has offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, with subsidiaries in India and Israel. For more information, please visit Follow Norwest on Twitter @NorwestVP.