Co-founder & CEO, PLAE
Jonathan Spier is the CEO of PLAE. Previously, he was CEO of NetBase, where he led the company to prominence as a leader in the Social Media Analytics space. His leadership drove the company transition from a start-up to a world-class software provider of social media marketing solutions to blue-chip customers like Coca-Cola, JD Power, Kraft Foods, SAP, and hundreds of others. Prior to NetBase, Jonathan worked for Ariba where he Managed Teams responsible for the core technology underlying Ariba’s business-to-business e-commerce platform. Jonathan was also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Altos Ventures and has mentored and advised numerous venture backed startups including Storify, CalmSea and others. Jonathan holds an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School, and a BA in Computer Science with honors from UC Berkeley.