Eason Jordan

Entrepreneur in New York

Eason Jordan

Entrepreneur in New York

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Eason Jordan is the founder and CEO of Oryx Strategies.

An award-winning entrepreneur and executive, Jordan helped launch and lead CNN, NowThis and the Malala Fund.

He has made hundreds of working trips to more than 70 nations and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

At CNN, he rose through the ranks to become the network's chief news executive and president of newsgathering and international networks, overseeing CNN's news coverage and international outlets, expansion and relations.

Jordan later served as the founding general manager of NowThis, a groundbreaking millennial-focused mobile, social video news service.

More recently, as the first director at the girls’ education-focused Malala Fund, he worked as the closest adviser to Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace.

Jordan’s honors include Emmy Awards, Peabody Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, Headliner Awards, ACE Awards, the Robert Kennedy Journalism Award, the Vanguard Award and the Livingston Award.

He serves on the board of directors of the Fugees Family NGO and is an adviser to Brava Investments.

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