President and CEO, Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
GREGORY J. GORDON holds dual roles for the Research Products division of Elsevier; Managing Director of SSRN and Knowledge Lifecycle Management. SSRN is a leading Open Access multi-disciplinary online repository focused on providing Tomorrow’s Research Today for early stage scholarly research. In May 2016 SSRN joined Elsevier, the world’s leading provider of scientific content and solutions. Since joining Elsevier, SSRN has grown from 20 to 50 discipline based research networks and includes 900,000 papers and has delivered over 140,000,000 downloads to date. In January 2019, he expanded his role to work across the organization to build trusted relationships with researchers, institutions, funders, and other publishers, and help identify solutions for making the Knowledge Lifecycle more efficient. Prior to helping Michael C. Jensen found SSRN in 1994, Gregg started his career at KPMG and worked at or founded entrepreneurial companies in technology and health care. Gregg regularly speaks around the world and writes regularly about scholarly research and the changes needed to create innovative research faster. He co-authored The Question of Data Integrity in Article-Level Metrics published by PLOS Biology and gave a TEDx talk, Trust to the Power of One, in May 2019.