We're strategists, writers, and builders who believe in tech as a tool to communicate better, not a way to replace communication. Another great thing about us? In addition to being social media experts, we're smart and fun to work with. Meet the team!
Mae is the owner of Obvious.ly. Widely recognized for her thought leadership in social, she directs the social media strategy, web, app development and community management for clients across all industries, including e-commerce and education. Before founding Obvious.ly, Mae directed social media for Gilt City, part of Gilt Groupe, and oversaw social execution for clients such as Bravo, JCPenney, Coca Cola, UGG and Alamo Rent-A-Car with the agency 360i. She attended St Paul’s School and then matriculated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with honors and a B.A. in Philosophy.
Multiple tech startup entrepreneur, Max oversees engineering and ops. Before co-founding Obvious.ly, Max was RadiumOne's former Chief Software Architect and co-founded FocalLabs, one of the first venture-backed photo sharing app. Max is leveraging years of experience in Consumer Apps and AdTech to build a ground breaking influencer marketing platform. He holds a Masters Degree in Math from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and a Master of Engineering for Cornell University.
Lauren is a writer and communications expert. Before joining forces with Obvious.ly, she worked as a freelance writer, branding specialist, and social consultant for clients such as AOL, NewsCred, The Huffington Post, Trish McEvoy, and Bark! (A Creative Agency). Hailing from Chicagoland, Lauren is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN) and holds a master’s degree in literature from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Her first novel, The Boys Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, was published in November 2013. She is a frequent contributor to NewsCred’s content marketing blog. Specialties: live events, audits, training
Miriam is a social strategy expert and international relations specialist. Before joining Obvious.ly, Miriam worked with Yale University's Program on Governance and Local Development, the United Nations in Syria and New York, Women's Voices Now, and as an ESL teacher in France. Miriam also held the position of Al-Monitor's Social Media Editor. She holds a BA in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from Indiana University, and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University. Miriam speaks Arabic and French.
Alexandra has designed digital marketing campaigns for agencies, start-ups, and e-commerce for over five years. She has led customer acquisition and secured national press coverage for clients in the food service and publishing industries, such as Yum! Brands and Hearst Corp. She also specializes in content strategy and e-mail marketing. Alexandra hails from Texas, graduated from Bennington College, and studied digital media at the NYU Center for Publishing.
Seymour is a dog.