Kathleen Smith

Founder at Kathleen Smith

  • Freelancer
  • Freelancers
  • Freelancing
  • The Gig Economy

Expert Credentials

Kathleen Smith is the world's leading expert on freelancing. She's brought the power of the freelance movement to top businesses from Silicon Valley to Main Street.


Kathleen is the real deal: as Director of Marketing at the original curated freelance marketplace, Visual.ly, prior to its acquisition, she helped pave the way for freelancers to connect and work on projects with high-profile brands from all across the world. After the acquisition, she started her own marketing studio which continues to serve VC-backed startups and tech companies, Fortune 200 brands and high-growth small businesses with marketing services and content. Kathleen is a passionate champion for the freelance movement and freelancer-owned businesses. As a freelancer coach, she teaches freelancers how to grow their business while promoting freelance workforce best practices and ethics by consulting for organizations across the world.

Available For

  • Summit Speaker
  • Podcast Guests
  • Training