Matt started his career as a book marketer in publishing (Avalon, Wiley, FSG). After a Columbia Business School MBA, he joined the Amazon books team, then held several roles in tech, including VP of Growth at seed-stage startup Inkshares, Head of Growth and Engagement at Trulia, and most recently Head of Product, Design, and Research at Patreon.
Meg began her career as Editor at Becker&mayer!, producing high-profile licensed and complex illustrated books for major publishers, before leading global digital initiatives for Adidas. As Chief of Strategy at Girl Friday Productions for nearly ten years, she steered the agency from book packager for traditional imprints to award-studded independent publishing services company.
Zack brings nearly twenty years in full-stack engineering, recently as Lead Software Architect at Cloud9, where he developed membership systems for the US’s most successful e-gaming franchise. He designed the Xbox interface of one of the world’s most profitable multiplayer games, World of Tanks, and is the author of The Last Human (Penguin Random House, 2020) and A Crowded Galaxy (Dark Horse, 2024).
Charlotte was a book jacket designer and Art Director at Faber & Faber, Inc and the paperback line at FSG for fourteen years and is the former Designer and Art Editor of The Paris Review magazine. In 2014, she cofounded Strick & Williams, an award-winning, women-led, Brooklyn-based brand design firm, which helped launch publishers such as Catapult and Spiegel & Grau, among others, as well as an award-winning rebrand of The Paris Review.