|Timothy J. Landon |
Mr. Timothy Landon is the CEO of Landon Company and focuses on early stage angel investing and consulting for private equity, venture capital and large traditional and online media companies. Tim is the Chairman of BlockShopper.com, LLC., a start-up in the online real estate news and information space.
Previously, Mr. Landon worked for Tribune Company from 1986 until 2008 in a variety of positions and had leadership roles in starting CareerBuilder.com, Classified Ventures, the holding company of Apartments.com and Cars.com, and other online businesses. He also served on the boards of directors of CareerBuilder.com, Classified Ventures, ShopLocal.com and Topix.com. Most recently, he was President of Tribune Interactive from 2004 until 2008.
Mr. Landon currently serves on the board of directors of the Ounce of Prevention Fund, a Chicago-based non-profit organization focused on early childhood development, socialization and learning in impoverished communities; major funders include the Harris, McCormick, Gates and Buffett foundations.
Mr. Landon holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. He and Elizabeth, his wife, have three children and live in Evanston, Illinois.