In February 2018, Gordon co-founded and serves as the co-CEO of NewsGuard Technologies, which gives consumers information about the news brands they access online. He co-founded Journalism Online, LLC, a provider of e-commerce solutions for publishers, in April 2009. From 2008 until April 2009, Gordon was an active angel investor in, and advisor to, privately held media and technology companies. Prior to that, Gordon worked at Dow Jones from 1980 until December 2007 in a variety of positions, most recently as a publisher of the Wall Street Journal and executive vice president. Gordon is a member of the boards of directors of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Next Digital (Hong Kong), American Association of Rhodes Scholars, Blurb, and Business Insider. Gordon holds an A.B. in Politics, Economics and Rhetoric and Law from the University of Chicago, a B.A. in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Gordon brings to our board of directors a diversity of distinguished experiences and seasoned business acumen, particularly extensive experience in the media and publishing industries. His service on a number of company boards provides an important perspective on corporate governance matters, including best practices established at other companies.