Education City Commencement Speech

Posted on May 14, 2012 Under Press

I was invited to give the commencement speech at the Qatar Foundation 2012 Convocation. An incredible honor. Qatar's Education City includes branches of the following universities: Virginia Commonwealth University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Texas A&M University, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown…

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IWC Globetrotter

Posted on April 30, 2012 Under Press

Supporting my friends at IWC around the opening of their flagship NYC store, they filmed a series of short videos– small snippets on a fewindividuals who call NYC home. Naturally for my video, I grew out a beard and then went…

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Mr Porter Style Council

Posted on March 6, 2011 Under Press

Honored and excited to be a part of the Mr Porter Style Council. Go Natalie go!

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Papermag Cameo

Posted on May 12, 2010 Under Press

My company Undercurrent had some nice press in Papermag alongside some notable and awesome folks in NYC. Check out the article here.

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Upstarts! Book (I'm in in it…)

Posted on September 28, 2009 Under Books

Nearly a year ago I was interviewed for Donna Fenn's next book Upstarts!. Now, I'm in it (there's an entire section on Undercurrent and our culture) with a handful of my entrepreneur pals from around the globe... It's a great…

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Today's New York Post

Posted on May 11, 2009 Under Press

I've just arrived in Jordan safely, and there's a flattering piece in today's New York Post about me! Give it a read and let me know what you think... "Josh Spear is living the slacker dream come true. A 24-year-old…

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Interview in Soma Magazine

Posted on October 20, 2008 Under Press

I'll spare you all the details of what a Skype conversation from Tokyo is like, but there's a nice little article about me in this months issue of SOMA Magazine. The article is called "Building Brands One Tweet at a…

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Start Wearing Purple

Posted on October 7, 2008 Under Press

A few months ago a film crew, photographer, assistants of all types and literally dozens of people with color meters, cameras and lights descended on my NYC office and later at my home to shoot a spot and interview for…

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New York Times Magazine: Timeless Object

Posted on October 28, 2007 Under Press

Nice shout out in Rob Walker's Consumed Column in the Sunday NY Times Magazine, in an article entitled Timeless Object. Thanks Rob! The absurd-sounding Abacus watch with its little rolling ball might make you "miss appointments" but it's likely to…

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Pop!Tech gathering all about change

Posted on October 28, 2007 Under Press

Nice mention in Portland Press Herald: Josh Spear, who writes about trends in technology, fashion and culture on, said he came to Pop!Tech on a friend's recommendation as a way to meet other creative people. Spear said what makes…

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