April 29, 2024, St. Petersburg, FL—Water Tower Research LLC (www.watertowerresearch.com) is modernizing IR with a powerfully differentiated ecosystem of investor relations services, research-driven content and communications, and investor engagement. Water Tower Research is pleased to announce that Brian Gordon will join the firm as Senior Research Analyst.

Shawn Severson, CEO and Co-Founder, said, “We are excited to add Brian to the Water Tower Research team. He brings a tremendous experience base and will work in our Consumer Hardlines research team with Budd Bugatch. I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Brian, and I’m looking forward to his contribution to our unique research-driven IR ecosystem. We have had a great start to 2024 and continue to look to expand and grow our research, distribution, and investor engagement platform focusing on connecting companies and investors across all access channels.”

Brian Gordon has been an analyst, founder, business strategist, researcher, and academic for more than 25 years. After beginning his career as a researcher in neuroscience and cognitive science, he worked in fund and equity research at Raymond James before getting a PhD in business strategy and innovation, after which he has spent more than a decade working as a consultant in the technology startup space with BRGordon Partners and system2 advisors and co-founding several venture capital-related businesses/initiatives, while continuing to actively engage in academic research in strategy and innovation and related areas. His peer-reviewed academic research has been published in the Academy of Management Review, R&D Management, and in edited collections. He has presented his research at numerous academic conferences and has also published on blockchain with the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the Judge Business School at University of Cambridge.

Brian has a BA from the University of Michigan, an MA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a PhD from Simon Fraser University. He was a Visiting Scholar in the Dept. of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and for the past seven years, a Research Fellow at the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced.

About Water Tower Research 

Water Tower Research is modernizing Investor Relations through research-driven communications and Investor Engagement. Sound investment research begins with good information. At WTR, we help companies and investors connect by creating expert information flow and strategies that are the foundation of a successful modern investor relations platform. Our analysts and capital markets professionals bring decades of unrivaled Wall Street experience and insight to a new digital world of investor communications and engagement. Our research and investor content is distributed across traditional research aggregators like Bloomberg, FactSet, etc., proprietary direct distribution lists, social media, search engines, and our website. As a result, every institutional and retail investor has equal access to our high-quality company research. Our mission is to help companies take control of their IR program and proactively reach investors while bringing investors a consistent flow of quality information to help them understand our clients’ businesses, industries, and the investment opportunities they present.


Contact Information:
Name: Water Tower Research LLC
Email: [email protected]
Job Title: WTR Investor Engageme

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