Jordan joined Eventful in the spring of 2006 and along with a passionate and high-performance team has built Eventful into a leading digital media company serving entertainment consumers and event marketers. Eventful is essential to the lives of its nearly 20 million registered users who rely on the service to find out what’s happening and decide what to do – and to make their lives more fulfilling through the discovery of live music, local events and exclusive entertainment for Eventful’s community.
Previously, Jordan was a general manager at eBay, where he built and managed three of eBay's largest business units including consumer electronics, computers and business & industrial. Jordan successfully launched and grew each business unit to more than $1.5 billion in annual gross merchandise volume. Jordan also served as the chief operating officer of Client Shop, Inc., which was ranked as the fastest growing privately-held company in San Diego and was acquired by Internet Brands in March 2006.
Jordan led international business development for GATX Corporation, where he led M&A and strategic partnership development throughout Latin America and also built a new division for the company, GATX Distribution Centers. Jordan was also a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in Chicago.
Born and raised in Chicago, Jordan graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan where he received a BA in International Relations. He earned his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. In addition, he attended the London School of Economics with a concentration in International Studies.
Jordan has boy/girl twins, a new baby boy, a golden retriever, 4 fish, a frog and a hermit crab. Jordan enjoys live music, movies, horseback riding, hiking, yoga, archeology and adventure travel. Jordan is an adventure junkie and has trekked to Mt. Everest and Machu Picchu, lived with tribes in the jungles of Sumatra and Sulawesi, hitchhiked through Vietnam, galloped on horseback with herds of zebra and giraffe in Botswana and lived with Bedouin at the base of Mount Sinai.