Current Role at Stanford


Jeff Gordon is the Associate Director of Corporate Relations in Stanford’s School of Engineering. In this role he works with faculty and colleagues to advance the School's corporate partnership programs, build long-term relationships with companies, and increase the flow of industry support to the School through gifts, affiliate memberships, and sponsored research. He assists with the formation and growth of industrial affiliate programs that provide companies a portal for connecting with Stanford's research community in areas of shared interests.He serves on Advisory Board of many of Stanford's largest clubs and project-based student groups. Prior to joining Stanford Engineering he served as Senior Director of Program Development and External Partnerships at the San Jose State University Research Foundation where he facilitated increased support to San Jose State’s research and academic programs across multiple academic disciplines. He also held strategy, business development, marketing and sales positions during a successful career in the telecommunications sector. Prior career experience includes serving as Pacific Bell Sales Vice President and Director of Broadband Services, Strategy and Product Marketing He as been consultant to many tech-based entrepreneurial ventures and served as Director of Industry Relations for Silicon Valley start-up IPWireless. He has also provided business/market development and strategic consulting services to private and public sector, as well as non-profit clients. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from San Diego State University, and M.A. in Public Policy Analysis from Claremont Graduate University. He also was a Coro Public Affairs Leadership Fellow.