Dwight Gibbs
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Dwight Gibbs is the Chief Executive Office of Therla, LLC, an investment firm focused on investments in software companies. Previously he was Chief Information Officer at INVISION. In that role he was responsible for the continued development of innovative ad sales and management tools, including the development of the industry’s first cross-platform solution, unifying ad sales and management across traditional and new media. Prior to joining INVISION, Dwight served as the Senior Vice President of Technology at INPUT where he was responsible for technology operations and strategy. Previously, Dwight worked for Legg Mason Capital Management as Chief Technology Officer, where he rebuilt an in-house technology platform to provide best-in-class systems and services to internal and external clients. Dwight was the Director of Technology Acceleration at Capital One where he worked directly with the CTO to develop technology strategy and evaluate new technology. Dwight also served as CIO of TextOre, Inc., a Northrop Grumman backed text mining company, and CTO of The Motley Fool, Inc., an online investment educator.

Dwight holds an MBA from Georgetown University; an MS in Management Information Systems from The University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce; and a BS in Commerce from The University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce.


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Investment Strategy

Avantce Capital investment strategy and process involves intensively studying fragmented industries to identify high-potential sectors; becoming deeply knowledgeable in the selected sectors; and investing in...

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Avantce Capital is committed to your success.  We will work with you to maximize the value of your business. Avantce Capital has a distinct approach which combines creative financial execution with deep tech...

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