Gardiner co-founded TTV Capital in 2000. He has been working in venture capital since the late 90’s and is recognized by Institutional Investor as one of the top fintech investors. TTV’s track record includes numerous billion dollar companies including: bill.com, Greenlight, MX, Cardlytics, & Green Dot. Current areas of interest include security, financial wellness, blockchain enabling technologies, and the use of machine learning and AI in payments and banking.
Gardiner earned a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. In 2004, he was honored with the Goizueta Business School’s Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. He is also a member of the advisory board at the Emory Eye Center, the Goizueta Business School, and the Shuford Entrepreneurship Program at UNC Chapel Hill. He is a board member of the Boys Girls Club of Metro Atlanta and a past board member of the Georgia Economic Development Board.