Jed Alpert

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Jed Alpert "is founder and CEO of Mobile Commons, Inc., the leading mobile technology company focusing on cause related marketing, campaigns and advocacy. Rights Group clients include Aveda, Working Assets, The NY State Democratic Committee, the NRDC, the United Nations, Save Darfur, People for the American Way, UFCW, SEIU and the ACLU. Other clients have included Visa, Pepsi, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. Mobile Commons was just named A “Fast Company Magazine Fast Fifty Company.”

"He previously served as the President of Sunshine Amalgamedia, Inc., a technology-driven entertainment company with operating divisions in interactive content, including Interactive TV; exhibition (Sunshine Theater NYC); television development and production; and feature film production.

"At Sunshine, Jed developed an innovative syndication sponsorship model commissioning top young directors to make short films for multiple distribution networks with nationally branded sponsorship. Sunshine partners, clients, and customers have included Microsoft, Oracle, Scripps Howard, and others. Additionally, while at Sunshine, he oversaw the production of feature films and developed television.

"Prior to joining Sunshine, Jed worked as an attorney, focusing his practice on entertainment and media law. During his tenure practicing law at Rudolph and Beer, and as an associate at Paul Weiss, Jed’s clients included films such as Slingblade, Hurricane Streets, Sunday, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Cruise, Next Stop Wonderland, Three Seasons, and Star Maps. He represented companies such as Open City Films, Rhino Entertainment and Sonic Net.

"Jed produced numerous feature films including Sunday, winner of the 1997 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. He has also served on the board of a number of film festivals and arts organizations, including Genart, The Newport Film Festival and Thread Waxing Space.

"Jed holds a BA from Connecticut College and a JD from Cardozo School of Law." [1]

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  1. Jed Alpert, Riverkeeper, accessed December 14, 2007.