Gordon Castle is a strategy, technology and business advisor. He has over 35 years of leadership experience focused on technology enabled business transformation in the media and communication industries. He is well known for his ability to connect market dynamics to strategic plans and drive execution that improves business performance and growth. This work has positioned him at the forefront of industry change and enabled success in roles ranging from start-ups to large scale corporate strategy.
He has lived in four countries and worked on all sides of the media industry. Most recently, Gordon was SVP, Technology and Operations for Discovery EMEA responsible for technology strategy and implementation and operational management. While at Discovery, he implemented the largest all IP private cloud platform for live production. He was also responsible for technical operations for Discovery EMEA and Eurosport.
Prior to joining Eurosport, Gordon held senior positions at telecommunications company Ericsson including Vice president and Head of Industry Area Mediacom where he was responsible for defining the corporate strategy for growth in media products and services. He also served as Head of Strategy Development, Portfolio and Capital & Resource Allocation.
Prior to Ericsson, his experiences include roles such as Director of Entertainment Media and Communications at PricewaterhouseCoopers; SVP and Head of CNN Technology responsible for the News Group’s technology strategy, implementation and training; as well as serving as an SVP – Senior Technology Fellow, Turner Broadcasting.
Throughout his career, Gordon has helped his organisations embrace innovation by conceiving, planning and executing large-scale initiatives that have changed organisations and the way people work. This vision and understanding has contributed to Gordon’s reputation as a leader in his field.
An American by birth, Gordon is based in London where he lives with his wife and three daughters.