OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

APPSPIRE.me is headquartered in Austin, Texas with a satellite office in London, UK. Our team is a tight knit group of professionals and nothing is outsourced. Scroll below to meet the team.

Carson Barker
Carson Barker

Founder, CEO

Carson Barker founded APPSPIRE.me in 2009, is an expert in ASO/SEO. In addition to ranking apps and websites in the #1 position of their search category, he has also been featured in NPR News, Austin Business Journal, Mobile Marketing Watch, Fierce Developer, Mobile Power and Profit, AppModo, and more. He holds a MLA degree from St. Edward’s University and wrote a leading ebook on mobile app marketing titled “APPOWER – A Guide to Mobile App Marketing Success.”
Nathan Bayless
Nathan Bayless

Video Director

Nathan Bayless graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in Radio/TV Film and has worked on countless award-winning animated and live action commercials, series, and films, including TOWER (2016), PBS’s Two Cents, and the upcoming Amazon series, UNDONE.
Leigh Kessel
Leigh Kessel

Assistant Marketing Manager

Leigh Kessel’s expertise comes in the form of her creative energy and outside the box thinking. As a proficient communicator and writer, her skills include public relations, social media, marketing, media design, and more. Leigh earned her B.S. in Public Relations at Texas State University. She has an impressive resume under her belt that includes talent relations and promotional design work for popular artists such as Kool Keith and Adult Swim’s David Liebe Hart.
Jada McWilliams
Jada McWilliams

Communications Writer

A Texas native, Jada attended Texas State University, where she joined an honor society and obtained her bachelor’s degree in English. Growing up an avid bookworm, she developed a love of communications writing and editing. Jada’s involvement in the National Society of Leadership and Success and her volunteer work with The Great Texas River Clean-Up refined her skills in leadership, problem-solving, and creative collaboration. She now brings those skills and her enthusiasm to the table at APPSPIRE.me. Jada also enjoys arts & crafts in her spare time.

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