Each member of the GPV team has founded and run companies. We have created jobs and led incredible growth, addressed existential challenges to our businesses, and managed through a recession. Each of us has also personally invested in startups and coached other founders to success.


Peter G. Dodge

chairman and
chief investment officer

Peter Dodge is Founder and Chief Investment Officer of GP Ventures. Peter is also Founder and Chief Performance Officer of Hanover Research, which provides knowledge support to more than 1,100 for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Hanover Research has been recognized by the American Marketing Association as a Global Top 50 market research firm. In 2014, he launched The Peter G. Dodge Foundation, which funds promising new treatments for alcohol dependence and provides assistance to alcohol addicts and their families.


Ben Lieblich

partner and
chief operating officer

Ben Lieblich serves as partner and COO of GP Ventures. He sources investments and oversees the fund’s due diligence process and operations. Ben is also Senior Vice President of Finance at Hanover Research. He has served as the chief financial officer or as a financial consultant for more than a dozen enterprises, including the Cleveland Clinic, Likeable Media, and StreamlineMD, a company of which he was also co-founder and President.


Tom D. Basile


Tom Basile is an experienced entrepreneur and investor who serves as advisor to GP Ventures. He has developed and led several companies, including InkWorks, a technology, production, and logistics company serving organizations across a diverse set of sectors including healthcare, government services, and consumer products, among others. At GP Ventures, he focuses on strategy, deal sourcing, and review.