About Judson

Author and travel addict

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Biography

Judson Moore is on a mission to make the world a happier place. Currently, a senior technical product manager at eBay, Judson’s background is incredibly diverse and full of adventure. From authoring the Louisiana Red Cross’s post-Katrina emergency action plan to founding a media empire in Central Asia as a Peace Corps Volunteer, Judson has had a wide range of professional experiences in ever-changing locations. As a travel addict, Judson has sought out every opportunity to get on a plane, train, automobile, or boat, to investigate the rich cultures of the world.

Ever-committed to community contribution, Judson is an active Rotarian and has founded several community organizations including:

  • Kyrgyz Media - an online network of community journalists in Kyrgyzstan (2012 - present)
  • Cleopatra to Coretta - connecting women journalists in the USA and Egypt (2015 - present)
  • Kloop USA - a foundation for supporting journalism education in Kyrgyzstan (2013 - 2016)
  • The Brazos Tech District - solving operational problems at scale for Austin’s tech startup community (2013 - 2016)

Judson is the author of Exponential Happiness: How to identify and pursue life goals starting at a young age, where he pays forward the encouragement he received to pursue happiness when he was young and takes a deep-dive into the most important lessons he has learned on his journey.

10 things

Here are ten things that most people don’t know about Judson:

  1. I love skydiving.
  2. I’ve played drums in the majority of Las Vegas showrooms.
  3. I am the album photographer for the last live recording of the White Stripes.
  4. My first car was purple. It was was a 1995 Ford Mustang GT. And I loved it.
  5. I rewrote the American Red Cross Emergency Action Plan in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.
  6. I was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, but identify as Louisianan.
  7. I built my first website in 1994, when I was 11 years old.
  8. Both of my parents are ordained Southern Baptist ministers.
  9. I have a brother named Lew. He was born with cerebral palsy, which left him severely disabled until he passed away at age 16.
  10. I got my first job when I was 14, delivering newspapers with my dad. Most mornings, we had breakfast with the jockeys at the Keeneland Horse Park.