Kat Meyer

Kat Meyer

Kat Meyer is Community Manager for TOC.

Tucson, Arizona

Areas of Expertise:

  • digital publishing
  • social media marketing
  • online community building
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing

Kat Meyer is a book publishing industry veteran whose background includes 20 years of editorial and marketing experience working for regional and national trade and academic publishers, including: HMH, Communication Skill Builders, the University of Arizona Press, Rio Nuevo Publishers, and many others.

Prior to joining O'Reilly, Kat acted as Chief Content Wrangler for her company, Next Chapter Communications, where she revels in two of her favorite past times: all things bookish, and all things social media. Among her clients at NCC have been: SourceBooks, NetGalley, AllRomanceE/OmniLit, Adaptive Blue, the University of Arizona Press, Poisoned Pen Press, BookSwim, and a little company called O'Reilly media!

Webcast: Publishing's Remediators: A Conversation with ZolaBooks' CEO Joe Regal
September 19, 2012
Join Regal (Zola's CEO) for a guided tour of ZolaBooks, and a discussion about the ebook landscape - including Zola's open approach, the disintermediative nature of the current dominant ebook retailers, the impact of the DoJ's ruilng on competition in...

Webcast: O'Reilly TOC Debate: Amazon vs. Apple
September 15, 2011
What began as a disagreement between colleagues has blossomed into the most fun you can have fighting at work: the TOC Debates. Our first debate, Amazon vs. Apple, features Joe Wikert and Kassia Krozser.

Webcast: HTML5 for Publishers
December 14, 2011
HTML5 for Publishers gives an overview of some of the most exciting features HTML5 provides to ebook content creators--audio/video, geolocation, and the Canvas--and shows how to put them in action.

Webcast: Ignite BEA "Enlighten Us, But Make It Quick": A Reprise
July 19, 2012
This webcast will showcase digital publishing startup innovators giving fixed-length, 5-minute talks with slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds.