We Are CraveBooks
At CraveBooks, our passion for literature and technology drives us to pioneer innovative solutions in the publishing world. As a prominent SaaS platform in the publishing, books, and author industry, we are committed to transforming the way authors, publishers, and book enthusiasts connect and thrive.
Our Story: CraveBooks was born out of a love for storytelling and a vision for a more connected literary ecosystem. With a global team of dedicated professionals spanning the United States and India, we have cultivated a diverse and dynamic community that shares our enthusiasm for the written word.
What Sets Us Apart: We stand at the forefront of technology-driven solutions that empower authors to reach wider audiences, help publishers streamline their operations, and offer book enthusiasts immersive experiences. Our commitment to excellence and innovation has made us a trusted partner for authors, publishers, and readers worldwide.
Join Us: We are constantly evolving and expanding our horizons. If you share our passion for books, technology, and the limitless possibilities of storytelling, we invite you to explore opportunities with us. Together, we'll continue to reshape the future of publishing and fuel the literary passions of people around the globe.
Publishers, Authors, and Marketers
As our platform grows, we strive to provide you with the largest selection of marketing and promotional tools available anywhere. From our Daily Deals to custom PPC campaigns, social media, press releases and Blitz Packages, there are options for every budget level.
If you are a large author or publisher, please contact Shubhi for help getting your account customized and your books uploaded into the CraveBooks system.
Meet Our Team
CraveBooks was founded by two industry leaders, Vijay Jain and Cary Bergeron, looking to improve how readers find authors. Together they run a dedicated team from around the world to provide their customers with exactly what they need.
Fort Collins, Colorado
San Diego, CA
VP of Development & Co-Founder
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
Lead Laravel Developer
Director of Global Operations
Cary was born and raised in New Hampshire but found himself in Colorado after an impromptu road trip with his buddy in the late 1990s and has been there ever since. After falling into the IT and tech industry, he founded a digital marketing company called Snap in Media and since then has launched and sold several start-ups. CraveBooks is his current venture and is driven by the mission of bringing authors and readers together.
Cary is married with two daughters and a cat. He enjoys travel, good movies, and a great meal. It’s rumoured he makes a mean eggs benedict.
Vijay JainVP of Development & Co-Founder
Vijay was born and raised in India, he now lives in San Jose with his wife and two children. His experience is in development and technology and has experiences in all areas of online development and programming.
Vijay loves gardening, hiking, and ping pong and is on the ever-elusive quest to find that perfect work/life balance.
Kerrie FlanaganAuthor Relations
Kerrie lives in northern Colorado at the base of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. She has been in the publishing industry for 20+ years as a freelance writer, author, teacher and consultant. She is passionate about helping writers achieve their dreams and being a part of the CraveBooks team allows her to that.
Kerrie is married and has three adult children. She enjoys life through traveling, camping, fly-fishing, potato chips and good wine.
Shubhi JainDirector of Global Operations
Shubhi completed a post-graduate degree in Human Resources Management before joining CraveBooks over two years ago. She was a Gold Medalist in her MBA-HR program during post-grad studies and has experience working with different companies in her home country of India.
Shubhi enjoys a close-knit relationship with her family, all of whom enjoy South Indian cuisine (who doesn’t?). She’d love to travel more and explore the world.
Kanhaiya KiradLead Laravel Developer
Kanhaiya came to CraveBooks with a combined total of 8 years experience in web development, codeigniter (PHP framework), Laravel (also a PHP framework), and mobile app development. He was an excellent catch, having been named Employee of the Year at his previous place of employment.
Syed Aqeeq AbbasLaravel Developer
Syed has 7 years experience as a PHP developer. He handles Laravel and WordPress development with our lead developer Kanhaiya. He has completed his BS in Software Engineering from COMSATS University in Islamabad, Pakistan.
His hobbies include traveling, writing exceptional code and being a sharp dresser!
Brett StephanMarketing Ninja
Brett Stephen, hailing from the sunny shores of San Diego, is a true Californian at heart with a zest for travel, language, and the written word. His journeys teaching English overseas ignited a passion: crafting books that not only captivate young minds but also resonate with uplifting messages and positive thinking. When he isn't exploring global horizons or delving into linguistic pursuits, B.C. cherishes time with his family in Southern California. Additionally, his expertise extends to the business realm, where he significantly aids our team with email strategies and marketing initiatives. Brett's multifaceted talents make him an invaluable asset to our community.
Geetanjali Jain, a Data Science major from UC Berkeley, aspires to be a product manager and data analyst. Proficient in Python, Java, SQL, HTML, R, Figma, and Microsoft Office, she is known for her quick learning and organizational skills. At CraveBooks, Geetanjali analyzed user unsubscribe rates, spearheaded a UI-improving survey, identified less profitable products using SQL, and presented critical metrics to the company's top executives. Her work speaks volumes about her potential in data and product management.
Kurt SteinertPress Releases
Kurt grew up in the Philadelphia area and is a life-long readers with a taste for SciFi, fantasy, and espionage fiction. Now living on a rural farm in Vermont with his wife and kids, Kurt prides himself on maintain a career in tech marketing while still being able to raise a small flock of chickens, some sheep, two cats, and a dog.
If you find yourself in the area, you might spot Kurt tooling about in his bright orange, 27-horsepower Kubota tractor.
Kshitij SinghMarketing VA
Kshitij is a talented and well-rounded professional with a strong background in marketing. Currently serving as the CMO in a manufacturing Industry. In addition to his MBA in Marketing, he has also completed courses in digital marketing and social media management, demonstrating his commitment to staying current with industry trends and technology.
Muhammad Shakeel boasts over 5 years of extensive experience in the freelancing sector, specializing in Lead Generation, Data Entry, Data Mining, Internet Research, Web Scraping, B2B Lead Generation, LinkedIn Lead Generation, LinkedIn Outreaching, and Social Media Lead Generation. He is committed to delivering excellence, possesses an eye for detail, and works effectively with minimal oversight. Shakeel is known for his strong work ethic, reliability, and unwavering dedication, ensuring that your business or company always meets its objectives.