President of Back to Space
Michael Gorton is currently the President of Back To Space, an initiative building a reality TV show starring Apollo astronauts who are inspiring kids in STEM initiatives with an ultimate goal of sending Back To Space team members up in space. An 11-time Serial Entrepreneur with 25 years of board service Michael has 35 years of experience building companies in the telecom, music, energy, healthcare, book publishing, and water remediation industries.
Throughout his executive career, Michael has founded and led industry-changing companies, including Internet Global, Teladoc, Palo Duro Records, Principal Solar and Water Environmental Technology. As CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Teladoc, he led the healthcare services company that would go on to be named by MIT as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World in 2015. Teladoc is now the world’s leading telemedicine company with a $4.5 billion NASDAQ market cap.