Jonathan Spalter

Chairman, Board of Advisors
Mobile Future


Jonathan Spalter Chairman, Board of Advisors Mobile Future Jonathan Spalter has a long track record building and leading innovative media, technology, and research companies in the U.S, Asia/Pacific, and Europe. He founded the independent investment research company, Public Insight, and was CEO of Snocap, the digital music licensing and company founded by the creators of Napster. Spalter has also held senior management roles at the Paris headquarters of Vivendi Universal, the global media, telecommunications, and entertainment group. He was senior vice president of the company's public policy team worldwide, and also served as executive vice president of business development and strategy for Vivendi Universal Net, and CEO of company affiliate Atmedica Worldwide. Spalter has also been a principal at Dewey Square Group, a Washington-based grassroots marketing firm. During the Clinton/Gore Administration, Spalter was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate for the position of associate director to the US Information Agency, where he also was appointed chief information officer. He also served in the White House as the director of public affairs for the National Security Council staff, and chief international affairs spokesman and speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore. He also co-founded and chaired the non-profit animation studio Climate Cartoons, which produces media content about global warming. One of its productions, "Big Fun with Global Warming," recently won the Emmy Award for National Public Service Announcements/Broadband. Early in his career, Spalter held various production and editorial roles in broadcast and cable - among them, foreign affairs reporter for PBS' MacNeil/Lehrer, News Hour