Joseph T. Mohen is CEO of Chimes Broadcasting, having been CEO of Nylon Media, best known for having been founder and CEO and co-founder of election.com, which ran the Arizona Democratic Primary in March 2000, the world's first legally binding election conducted on the Internet, according to the company.. He has also been an investor in bioplastics. Mohen was also a force in creating the era of free legal music, as the founder of SpiralFrog, an ad-supported free music service, which even before Spotify was able secure the rights to free music distribution from the major record labels in return for a share of the advertising revenues; SpiralFrog ultimately failed because it relied on a temporary download model, rather than streaming, but the licensees that he negotiated paved the way for the streaming music era. In March 2016, Mohen published a guest blog predicting the collapse of baseball World Series television revenues unless its schedule is revamped.
|Born:||19, 1956, Queens, New York|
|Residence:||New York City|
|Known for:||Running the 2000 Arizona Democratic Primary online|
About Joe Mohen
CEO and co-founder of election.com and SpiralFrog, the ad-supported music download service that ended in March 2009.
He went to both Johns Hopkins University and Manhattan College.
He became an Entrepreneur Mentor in the program FounderFuel in 2011.
His parents Joseph and Virginia were first-generation immigrants.
He was selected to speak onstage with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer after Bill Gates stepped down.
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- American chief executives in the media industry
- Manhattan College alumni