Wind + energy

Executive has both, as he tries to sell wind farm

Gordon, now president of the company that plans the nation's first offshore wind farm, makes his pitches with almost messianic zeal, certain not only of his conviction but of the virtue of the technology he is touting.

"What I was saying was what I believed in," Gordon recalled of his cable days.

Since then, his passion has become wind energy, and he speaks to anyone who will listen. Including high school science classes.

"How many of you really think about where electricity comes from?" Gordon asks Lexington students in a flat voice one sunny September afternoon. A few hands rise.

Read the full profile in the Boston Globe.