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Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Healthy Minds Innovations

Michael is dedicated to bringing the benefits of contemplative practice to as many people as possible. He combines strategic management, product development, and content production to help HMI scale its efforts in translating scientific insights into practical tools to cultivate well-being. 

At Healthy Minds Innovations, Michael develops and maintains an inventory of critical path projects to support the team in realizing its mission, from launching new content offerings to tracking organization-wide goals. 

Michael has been practicing meditation for over two decades. He studied in monastic and lay settings throughout the US and Southeast Asia, including a Fulbright Scholarship in Nepal. He produced and wrote meditations for some of the leading mindfulness apps as well as teaching meditation in classrooms, monasteries, and corporate settings around the world. Michael hopes to continue developing his craft to build accessible, engaging pathways for individual and organizational growth, and cultivate a more wise, compassionate, and engaged world.


  • BA – Dartmouth College English and Studio Art
  • MFA – California College of the Arts, Studio Practice