Julie's the author of the bestseller, "The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online" and is a frequent guest in the media, having appeared in over 1000 news stories with her online dating and mobile dating advice.Julie's the host of #Date Chat and ranks as the most influential person in "dating" and "online dating" on Klout. No longer limited to face to face meetings, people could now easily send messages and interact with each other across the world in seconds.Some reading this may even remember not only being charged for how LONG they were online but being charged for each E-mail they sent!On August 15th, the film, The Lonely Italian will be released.
She has made many appearances and been quoted by major media outlets including USA Today, Mashable, and The New York Post, to discuss online dating safety, mobile dating, and other relationship topics.
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Julie was a very early adopter of online dating and was on the Internet before people even knew there was an Internet.
Spira was born in Glen Rock, New Jersey and attended the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY, where she received a B. She relocated to Los Angeles, where she opened the west coast Affiliate office for RKO and was promoted to Director, Affiliate Relations.
Her technology career grew further as she oversaw high speed Internet via satellite to over 100 countries while serving as Executive Vice President of Sales for Interpacket Networks.