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L. Gordon Crovitz


L. Gordon Crovitz has been a director since August 2012. He co-founded and became co-Chief Executive Officer of NewsGuard Technologies Inc. in 2018, which gives consumers information about the news brands they access online, and has been a partner at NextNews Ventures, a partnership investing in early-stage news companies, since June 2009. Mr. Crovitz served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company from September 2016 to April 2017. Mr. Crovitz co-founded e-commerce software company Press+ LLC in 2009 and served as Co-Chief Executive Officer from April 2009 to September 2014. From 1980 to 2007, Mr. Crovitz held a number of positions with Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, culminating in his role as Executive Vice President for Dow Jones and Publisher of The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Crovitz serves on the Board of Directors of Next Digital Limited and Marin Software Incorporated. He is also on the board of the American Association of Rhodes Scholars. Mr. Crovitz’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his management experience in the publishing industry and extensive experience as a director.