Jonathan Palley



Jonathan Palley

Co-Founder & CEO
Spire

Jonathan Palley

Jonathan Palley is a repeat entrepreneur, technologist and professionally trained actor. While in high school, he developed the first Internet connected flashcard application, Virtual FlashCards, and grew the business to half a million users.  He later co-founded Idapted, the leading technology enabled service company providing scalable one-on-one language instruction. Under his leadership Idapted grew into the largest one-on-one provider of online English classes in China – creating over 200in-sourced teaching jobs in the U.S.

During his decade spent in China, Palley founded Brainpage, a boutique big data technology and services firm in Beijing that works with major advertising agencies and clients on time-stamped data. When not building technology companies, Palley launched, grew and performed in the largest improv comedy group in Asia (Beijing Improv).

Palley is co-founder and CEO of Spire, the first wearable to track both movement and state of mind throughout the day as well as the first wearable activity and respiration monitor with consumer and medical applications.

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