Jose Gordon, Director, Social Responsibility & Impact, Amazon Web Services
Jose graduated from Stanford University with degrees in Economics and American Studies. He received the school’s James W. Lyons Award for Service and a Stanford in Government Fellowship with the Center for Community Change in Washington, DC. Jose currently leads social impact for Amazon Web Services (AWS), building and overseeing a corporate social responsibility and community engagement strategy for the company.
Jose joined AWS from Meta, where he led Planning and Operations for Global Affairs. Previously, he was Head of Global Communications at eBay and served as President of the eBay Foundation, leading the company’s philanthropy in support of inclusive entrepreneurship. Jose joined eBay from the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation. As Executive Director he built the NBA’s leading team foundation, targeting educational equity and youth development in Alameda and San Francisco Counties. Prior to this, he served as Senior Director of Communications for the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health in Palo Alto. Committed to equity and mentorship, Jose has served as advisor to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Northern California Grantmakers, Good Tidings Foundation, Playworks, and Learn Fresh.