Obviously Studio is brought to you by the Obviously team

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
Mae Karwowski
Founder & CEO
Mae is the CEO and Founder of Obviously -- basically she's the reason we're all here. She started her career in social strategy and quickly saw the potential for partnering with influencers to build great brands. She founded Obviously in 2013 and has since grown the company into one of the leaders in the space.
Super Power
Creating an influencer marketing strategy to connect any brand to its target consumer // Putting together the best team in the biz // Finding the perfect jumpsuit for every occasion
Myers Briggs
Refuses to be defined by letters
Miriam
Miriam Wakim
Head of Operations
Miriam is the matriarch of the Accounts Team, providing guidance and support on the toughest issues facing our clients and influencers. She works directly with the tech team to enhance the user experience for everyone that relies on Obviously Studio, and is the lead strategist behind some of Obviously’s biggest brand activations.
Super Power
Mentoring a diverse team of bad ass account managers // Having the best manicure at Obviously // Knowing a limitless number of useless facts about baseball
Myers Briggs
ESFJ
Aaron
Aaron Reese
Influencer Engagement Specialist
Aaron's obsession with all things fashion, pop culture, and social media make him the perfect person to find and engage top influencers, no matter the project. He connects the right influencers to the right campaigns, while ensuring the process is a smooth and easy one. Influencer whispering aside, Aaron is also the mastermind behind Obviously's content curation and social media presence.
Super Power
Being a telepathic, mutant powered sailor scout // Shamelessly rocking a designer Power Rangers sweatshirt // Doing the MOST
Myers Briggs
INTP *hair flip*
Howard
Howard Brown
Strategic Account Manager
Howard got into the influencer space working with Kanye's brand on the influencer strategy for his first fashion show. He works with clients to create the best influencer-based strategy for their marketing campaigns, and directly with influencers to make sure they have the tools to make that strategy successful. He keeps a finger on the pulse of the ever-changing influencer marketing space and is always looking for the next big thing.
Super Power
Being a black man in America
Myers Briggs
ENFJ
Alexis
Alexis DeCarvalho
Account Manager
Alexis started in the PR world and quickly found her passion in the power of influencer marketing. Now, she's the ultimate liaison between brand and influencer, specializing in building long term partnerships for influencers with young brands and established powerhouses alike.
Super Power
Finding the perfect GIF for every situation // Offering medical advice based on her extensive knowledge of Grey's Anatomy // Having literally the best hair in the tri-state area
Myers Briggs
ENFJ
Lara
Lara Linsowe-Wilson
Account Manager
Forever maintaining her PNW chill, Lara runs campaigns with an unrivaled air of calm, cool, and collected. She specializes in custom campaigns in the beauty space, but knows how to rock out projects across verticals. When she's not responding to influencer emails or brainstorming creative solutions for her clients, she's likely snapping pictures for the 'gram around Soho.
Super Power
Influencing her <2,000 Instagram followers // Learning the words to every single Drake song 5 minutes after it's released // Singlehandedly keeping the Glossier popup in business
Myers Briggs
ENTP
Emily
Emily Baroz
Communications Assistant
Emily's first love is playwriting, and that knack for finding the right words has made her invaluable at Obivously. She's the go-to person for all things communication -- whether that's helping new users get settled on Studio, writing content to help influencers maximize their opportunities with brands, or ideating the comm strategy for complicated projects.
Super Power
Writing top notch content for any audience // Fearlessly rocking the no-makeup look // Also, she writes plays
Myers Briggs
ENTP
Marcela
Marcela Lemus
Fulfillment Director
Marcela runs our fulfillment center in SF. She coordinates hundreds of shipments a week, all over the world. If you've gotten a package from Obviously, thank Marcela.
Super Power
Wrapping FedEx customer service around her finger // Keeping the SF office cool and not 100% nerds // Always finding her beach (she loves Corona)
Myers Briggs
ESFP