Jordan Kurland opened Zeitgeist Artist Management, LTD in 1999 with the goal of cultivating long-term careers for independently minded artists. Based in San Francisco, Zeitgeist's roster boasts Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, New Pornographers, She & Him, Best Coast, Bob Mould, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, AC Newman, and Rogue Wave.
Jordan is a partner in the Noise Pop Festival. Dubbed "its own institution" by the San Francisco Weekly, Noise Pop is one of the longest running music festivals in the country. Founded in 1993, the festival has showcased once little known acts such as The White Stripes, The National, Bright Eyes, Shins, Spoon, Death Cab for Cutie and The Flaming Lips, to name a few. Through Noise Pop, Jordanis also the co-founder of the two-day outdoor boutique festival, Treasure Island. Launched in 2007, the event has been described by Spin Magazine as "a full blown love affair" and was nominated as the 2012 Music Festival of the Year by Pollstar Magazine.
Jordan has spent many years working with and advising non-profits. Currently, he sits on the board of 826 National and the Stern Grove