Gavin is a Venture Partner with ACT Venture Capital. He also runs a family investment office, Wildtribe and lives in Cork, with his wife and three sons.
He commenced his career with KPMG. He subsequently joined Trinity Venture Capital in 2000. At TVC he led investments in a broad range of technology companies. Including APT Licensing Limited, acquired by CSR plc (LSE: CSR); LeT Systems Limited, acquired by Trimble Navigation Inc (NASDAQ: TRMB); Telekinesis Research Limited (“Havok”), acquired by Intel Inc (NASDAQ: INTC); and Steeltrace Limited, acquired by Compuware Inc (NASDAQ: CPWR). Gavin also co-lead the acquisition by The TAS Group Limited of On-Target from Oracle Inc (NYSE: ORCL), and adviser to Norkom Technologies plc (ISE: NORK) on its acquisition of Data4s. More recently Gavin has been an advisor to Mobile Travel Technologies, acquired by Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE: TVPT) and an advisor and investor in The Now Factory Limited, which was acquired by IBM (NYSE: IBM) in late 2013.
He was a founding Director of Dalata Hotel Group plc (ISE: DHG), which is the largest hotel operator in Ireland.
Gavin graduated from University College Cork in 1996.