Michael Gordon Voss, Publisher of Science News

Michael Gordon Voss


As publisher of Science News Media Group, Voss is the senior executive for the leadership of the news organization’s business strategy and operations. Prior to joining Science News, Voss was publisher of Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) at Stanford University and co-led the organization with the publication’s editor-in-chief. Voss was instrumental in launching SSIR’s six local-language editions (Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish) and in the development of the soon-to-launch SSIR Books series with Stanford University Press. Before joining SSIR in 2017, Voss was vice president and associate publisher at Scientific American, where he directed commercial marketing and brand strategy, strategic partnerships, sponsorships and new product development. An accomplished business development and marketing professional, Voss’s career in digital and traditional media has spanned over two decades and a wide array of titles and companies, including Newsweek, Meredith Corporation and George magazine. Voss is a 2007 winner of the MarCom Platinum Award administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). Voss earned his Bachelor of Science in international politics and economics from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.