Gordon Gund, American venture capitalist, investment company executive. Co-founder The Foundation Fighting Blindness, 1971; member National Advisory Eye Council, 1980—1984, United States Olympic Committee, 2000—2003; Member of Phi Beta Kappa (honorary; chair, board governors 1996-1999).
Gund, Gordon was born on October 15, 1939 in Cleveland. Son of George and Jessica (Roesler) Gund.
Bachelor, Harvard University, 1961. DPubSvc (honorary), University Maryland, 1980. Doctor of Humane Letters, Whittier College, 1993.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Vermont, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Goteburg University, Sweden, 1997.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Gund Investment Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1968. Board directors Kellogg Company, Corning Inc.
Co-founder The Foundation Fighting Blindness, 1971. Member National Advisory Eye Council, 1980—1984, United States Olympic Committee, 2000—2003. Member of Phi Beta Kappa (honorary.
Chair, board governors 1996-1999).
Married Llura Liggett. Children: Grant Ambler, Gordon Zachary.