Jonathan Spalter

Chair, Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter is the Chairman of Mobile Future, a broad-based coalition of businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals interested in and dedicated to advocating for an environment in which innovations in wireless technology and services are enabled and encouraged.

Prior to joining Mobile Future, Spalter 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. During the Clinton/Gore Administration, Spalter was associate director of 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.