NEW YORK – June 3, 2015 – Gravitas announced today it is strengthening its executive team by appointing Dante DeWitt as Managing Director, Global Technology, and Andrew Dinsmore as Chief Financial Officer. Gravitas is a leading collaborative outsourcing partner for the alternative investment space.
“As Gravitas enhances its solutions powered by our proprietary front and middle office platform, we are delighted to add world-class leadership to our executive team,” says Jayesh Punater, Founder & CEO.
Mr. DeWitt, who has over 25 years of industry experience, joins Gravitas with a corporate acumen and entrepreneurial passion critical to the strategic development of The Gravitas Platform. Mr. DeWitt previously served as CIO at BMO Harris, where he was responsible for managing 2,100 total staff across 7 states in the US and in Canada. Recognized as an industry leader for building innovative technology solutions and platforms, Mr. DeWitt has delivered transformational programs and projects for several Fortune 500 financial leaders including BMO, Wells Fargo, Barclays Global Investors, Bank of America and JPMorgan, as well as a couple mid-sized public and private investment banks. In his new role at Gravitas, Mr. DeWitt oversees all technology with a focus on the firm’s platform.
Mr. Dinsmore has a 10 year history of building and leading financial organizations within the software and financial services industries. Prior to joining Gravitas, he filled CFO and COO roles at RapidMiner, Inc. Mr. Dinsmore is responsible for supervising the finance unit of Gravitas and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization.
Gravitas is a leading collaborative outsourcing partner for the alternative investment space. Founded in 1996, Gravitas helps hedge funds smartly scale their businesses through its people+process+technology offering. Gravitas experts provide front to middle office workflow support on a fully serviced and configurable investment platform that caters to your business controls. The company is based in New York with offices in Chicago, Greenwich, Mumbai and Ahmedabad, India.
Gravitas was most recently named "Best Outsourced Solution" in the 2015 HFM US Technology Awards. Past HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards won by Gravitas include: “Most Innovative Technology Provider” (2014), “Best Outsourced Technology Infrastructure Provider” (2013) and “Best Overall Technology Firm” (2012).