Cliff Landesman (he/him)

Cliff Landesman grew up in St. Louis, MO and New York City. He was the Director of Electronic Media at W. W. Norton & Co., a leading independent employee-owned book publisher. There he spearheaded several new initiatives, including ebook production for college and trade titles, online technical support, and the expanded use of national and international freelancers. Cliff has been involved with nonprofits for over 30 years, having formerly worked for the New York Public Library, Vermont Public Radio, Princeton University, and the Fund for the City of New York. In the early 1990s, he founded the Internet Nonprofit Center, one of the first web sites to provide comprehensive information about nonprofit organizations. He holds a BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, an MA from Oxford University, and a PhD from Princeton University. His PhD dissertation was titled “The Voluntary Provision of Public Goods.”