Bublish is a publishing technology company that offers cloud-based tools, metrics and resources to equip today’s business-savvy authors for success. An innovative, award-winning platform, Bublish empowers “authorpreneurs” by providing a complete social marketing and publishing solution. Bublish is changing the way writers share their stories and reach their readers. Thousands of authors around the world use Bublish to promote their work and build their brand. www.bublish.com Follow us: @BublishMe, facebook.com/bublishme, pinterest.com/bublish, bublishme.tumblr.com and bit.ly/BublishGoogle.

 

Our Team

Kathy MeisFounder and CEO

kathyphotoKathy is an entrepreneur, writer and editor with more than twenty-five years of experience in the media and publishing industry. She has worked for such iconic editorial brands as CBS and Forbes, Inc. Kathy served as a founding partner of PubSmart, an author-centric publishing conference held in in Charleston, South Carolina. As a frequent blogger and speaker on a wide variety of topics, Kathy has become a sought-after expert on the topic of independent publishing and disruption in the publishing industry. She has spoken at Book Expo America, Women in Media, GrubSteet, PubSmart, AuthorYOU, and IndieRecon, among others. After graduating from Indiana University in 1985, she severd as a Peace Corps Volunteer in North Africa. She and her husband Chris live in the suburbs of Charleston, South Carolina, where they have raised their four children.

 

Charles Wyke-Smith – Chief Product Officer

In the mid-80s, Charles founded San Francisco-based PRINTZ Electronic Design, an early all-computerized design studio, and has continued to be a pioneer in interactive media development. He has worked in management and consulting roles at Wells Fargo, ESPN Videogames and Benefitfocus, where he was Director of User Experience. Prior to joining Bublish, Charles was Vice President of Strategy at PeopleMatter, focused on development of its human resources HR platform for the services industries. He is also the author of three best-selling web design and development books: Stylin’ with CSS, Codin’ for the Web, Scriptin’ with JavaScript and Ajax, and Visual Stylin’ with CSS3. Wyke-Smith studied Economics at Trent University in England.

 

Tamara (TJ) FredriksonLead Architect

Tamara Frederickson

Tamara is the Lead Architect for Bublish and the President & Founder of TJ Interactive. As an integral part of Bublish’s core team, she possesses high strategy and project management skills. With more than a decade of experience as a full-stack LAMP Ninja and Engineer, Tamara has experience working with Enterprise level web applications, PHP, MySQL, MVC frameworks, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. She has also worked with jQuery to build robust applications for web and mobile devices. Over the years, she has applied her talent for building phenomenal code to FEMA, GoLightly Community, Trekkel, ConvoSpark, Simon Wiesenthal Center and CustEx. Tamara scored an amazing 100 percent (800/800) on the Analytical Reasoning (Mathematics) section of the GRE and a 96 percent (770/800) on the Quantitative (Mathematics) section. Her analytical nature shines through in her code writing skills.