Kathy Meis is the founder and CEO of Bublish, the world’s first complete publishing platform with built-in marketing. She is an entrepreneur, writer, and editor with more than thirty years of experience in media and publishing. She has worked with such iconic editorial brands as CBS, Forbes, Copley News Service, Independent Women’s Forum, NPR’s Parent’s Journal, FinancialWorld, and Worldview magazine. Additionally, Kathy was a founding partner of PubSmart, an author-centric publishing conference held in Charleston, South Carolina. She is a sought-after expert on independent publishing, book marketing, and author branding. She has spoken at Book Expo America, Women in Media, GrubSteet, PubSmart, San Francisco Writers Conference, the Women in Publishing Summit and SelfPubCon, among others.