The BookSmarts Podcast is hosted by Joshua Tallent. Joshua is an acclaimed teacher and guide on the role of data in publishing, and a vocal advocate for high quality book metadata. He serves as the Director of Sales and Education at Firebrand Technologies (www.firebrandtech.com), where his focus is on helping publishers of all sizes learn about, and find solutions to, their workflow and metadata problems. Joshua can often be found researching odd metadata issues, creating training videos and documentation about Firebrand services, and speaking at conferences about the latest innovations and advances in publishing data and workflow management.
In his spare time, Joshua enjoys playing complex board games, playing Minecraft, and fiddling with his 3D printer.
Follow Joshua on Twitter @jtallent.