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Robert Gordon IV

Robert Gordon IV


Leaderosity Founder, Head of Partnerships and Business Development, Presidio Institute

Robert’s passions lie at the cross section of leadership development and technology. He founded and led the creation of, developed in partnership with American Express, the Kresge Foundation, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Additionally, he is currently the Head of Partnerships and Business Development at the Presidio Institute, where he is a member of the senior leadership team. Prior, he served as the inaugural Chief Digital Officer for the America’s Promise Alliance in Washington, D.C., the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth. As a senior executive, he led the marketing division to develop, brand/design and implement $1M+ budgeted, the premier front facing digital hub for combating the dropout crisis; re-launch; and develop an award winning micro-site; all Fortune 500 funded projects. He also led the marketing division to advance organizational digital content and marketing push-pull strategies across multiple platforms (web, mobile, e-news) by leveraging demographic targeting and distribution methods to result in a significant increase in brand lift. Prior to America’s Promise, he was the Director of Information Technology at the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, an economic development think-tank. Additionally, Gordon has worked as a digital strategy consultant in the entertainment industry. He is also an award-winning music composer & pianist. He also is an Aspen Institute Fellow, an American Express Leadership Academy alum and 2017 global delegate, a Web of Change Leadership & Technology alum and a member of the International Chief Digital Officer Club. In 2014, Mr. Gordon was recognized as one of the top 10 influential global Chief Digital Officers by the International Chief Digital Officer Club. A featured speaker on digital marketing, technology & leadership, Mr. Gordon sat on several boards throughout his career and currently sits on the advisory board for the Kappa Foundation. Robert is a GLG Council Member, where he consults and advises small to large organizations across the world on organizational strategy, marketing & sales, and product development.
He currently lives in Marin, CA.

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