In his role, Jon Maples oversees the creation and improvement of the Rhapsody product and service. Jon's career spans over 20 years, and includes developing digital audiences, building great user experience and content programming. Under Maples' direction, Rhapsody has overseen the shift from a desktop to a mobile platform, which is now the main way most customers enjoy the service.
Jon brings a deep journalism background to Rhapsody, where he also oversees the company's editorial practice. Previously, Jon managed online properties for the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Netscape and Real Networks. He was a senior writer and managing editor at Red Herring covering digital media with an emphasis on music, at the time the magazine was the tech industry zeitgeist. Jon is a native of Chicago and resides in San Francisco and Seattle.