Before being named president of BYU-Pathway Worldwide, Clark Gilbert had served as president of Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg since April 2015.
He has earned a reputation for starting new business ventures, and overhauling older ones, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In 2009, he was named the first CEO for Deseret Digital Media, which operated church-owned websites, including the Deseret News, Church News, KSL and Deseret Book.
A year later, he was named CEO of the Deseret News, a position he held until taking the BYU-Idaho post.
He was named BYU-Pathway Worldwide’s president in February of this year.
A graduate of BYU (bachelor of arts in international relations), Stanford (a master’s degree in East Asian studies) and Harvard Business School (a doctorate in business administration), Gilbert and his wife, Christine, have eight children.