Mr. Spencer has extensive executive experience in early stage mobile companies. Prior to joining Alef as a founder in 2010, he served in executive management and technical positions at a number of prior companies. Previously, Mr. Spencer was the CTO at Spectrum Mobile, he was the COO at Beezag, he was the CEO at UPOC Networks, and he was the CTO at Pinnacor Financial Group, Inc. He has also served on the advisory board of several mobile content companies, such as Yankee Group and Mojiva, and was a founding board member of the CTIA Internet Caucus. Previously, Mr. Spencer was with Bell Labs for 20 years, with leadership positions in mobile applications, business development, and interactive TV. He has authored 14 patents.

MSEE from Cornell University, and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, BSEE from Union College.