BUILD Boston adds Tony Bordon to its Board of Advisors

BUILD Boston is pleased to announce that Tony Bordon, a two-decade veteran of the educational software industry, has joined its Board of Advisors.  Tony is the Managing Director of Spinnaker Analytics, an international data analytics firm providing predictive tools and solutions to optimize business engineering and decision-making headquartered in Boston.

“On behalf of BUILD, we are excited that Tony is now part of the Boston Board,” said Roy Hirshland, CEO of T3 Advisors and Chair of the BUILD Boston Board. “He has spent his life focused on educational software, so he brings a wealth of expertise that will be essential to BUILD’s continued growth. We are thrilled to be working with Tony on expanding the mission and work of BUILD in Boston and beyond.”

Prior to Spinnaker Analytics, Mr. Anthony J. Bordon, also known as Tony, worked as a strategy consultant for Guggenheim Partners and served as the President of The Learning Company at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. He also held presidential positions at The Princeton Review, Knowledge Adventure, and was Chief Operating Officer at digital educational publisher Riverdeep Inc. In 1992, Tony was one of the early executives of startup SoftKey Software which changed its name to the Learning Company and sold to toy giant Mattel in 1999. He served as Senior Vice President of Sales and then President of the company’s International Operations.

“Every student is entitled to an equal opportunity to find their personal and professional potential,” Bordon said. “BUILD provides a perfect educational system to let students realize the best version of themselves. Spinnaker is proud to support BUILD and I am excited to be able to give back by serving such an innovative and impactful organization.”

Tony received a B.S. from St. Thomas Acquinas College and graduated Harvard Business School’s Executive Management Program in 2004. He is also a Trustee for The Boston Children’s Museum.


More About Spinnaker Analytics

Spinnaker Analytics was formed out of a professional services organization with decades of successful experience helping senior management at leading corporations improve strategic performance. Their combination of deep domain expertise and strong analytical capabilities paved the way for customizable products and solutions that yield rapid, actionable decisions across many facets of businesses. Learn more at spinnakeranalytics.com and follow @spinnakerlytics on Twitter.

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