Meet Our Team

We've assembled a team of interdisciplinary experts

Founder, CEO

Kali Tal, PhD

Kali has 35+ years of experience as a writer, editor, publisher, and teacher. She is an interdisciplinary scholar and has spent the past decade developing a medical and scientific writing curriculum. She is our resident visionary.

Managing Director

Kristin Bivens, PhD

Kristin is an expert in technical communication and rhetoric, with 20+ years of experience as a writer, editor, and teacher. She has experience managing complex projects; she keeps us organized and on track.

Financial Officer

Jasen Best, BA

Jasen has a strong background in banking and finance, specializing in cultivating relationships and underwriting for established and start-up companies. He is responsible for managing money matters. He's usually near a spreadsheet.

Director of Editor Education

Kirsti Cole, PhD

Kirsti is a Professor of writing studies with a certificate in medical writing and editing. She educates teachers and directs online graduate programs in writing studies, communication, and literature.


Tal Herman, MsC, JD

Tal is a design leader who has worked with Fortune 500 companies to create compelling digital experiences that improve their customers' lives. He ensures our platform is a pleasure to navigate.


Gustav Wiberg, PhD

Gustav is an electrochemist and programmer with startup experience. A publishing scientist and coder, Gustav provides technical and practical advice on platform development.