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Jennifer O’Daniel

Investment Director

Jennifer O'Daniel joined CIT GAP Funds in 2003, where she leads seed and early stage investments in tech companies with a concentration on cybersecurity and enterprise software. A key member of the investment team, O’Daniel has led over 50 investments in seed and early stage companies as well as investments for MACH37, a cybersecurity accelerator. She is a board observer for several Virginia-based companies, including VividCortex, Canvas, Latista, HyperQube, RunSafe, Zoomph and ThreatQuotient, all highly successful companies that received investment from CIT GAP Funds in their early stages. O’Daniel co-hosts the CyberScoop podcast, Securiosity, where she recaps cybersecurity news and interviews industry luminaries. O’Daniel is a Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners, and was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of VT Investor Network (VTIN), a 75+ member angel group that invests in Hokie-led startups.