Jim Spencer is a media entrepreneur and educator based in Austin, Texas. In 2008, he founded Newsy, a multi-source video news service that analyzes reports from international news sources and highlights the differences in reporting.
Newsy developed one of the first video news apps for the iPad, as well as publishing applications for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone.
Before developing Newsy, Spencer was the Managing Partner of Media Convergence Group, the Vice President of Answers with Ask Jeeves, GM of News with AOL, and a Director of Partnerships at NBC. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri and New York University.