Laura Hilton

  • Head of Executive Talent
  • Boston

Laura is focused on BCV’s growth portfolio companies, collaborating with founders and leaders on their executive talent strategy. She also plays a key role in expanding and strengthening our talent ecosystem.

Laura joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2022 focused on helping portfolio companies amplify and execute their talent strategy. Prior to BCV Laura was the founding member of Stripe’s Leadership Recruiting Team where she experienced hyper growth and helped build the company from 700-7000 in less than 5 years. She partnered with the founders and the executive team to build Stripe’s Product and Engineering leadership teams, as well as hired key members of their executive suite. Prior to Stripe, Laura led the global recruiting team at AppDirect, scaling the company from 70-700 and opened offices in Canada, India and South America.

Laura grew up in Maine but fell in love with technology when she moved to San Francisco in 2014. When she’s not working, she’s happiest outside, hiking and exploring with her husband and two young sons.


  • Stonehill College 4 years
  • MullenLowe Media Hub 3 years
  • AppDirect 4 years
  • Stripe 5 years