Christine Marie Katas is a digital media entrepreneur, a trailblazer of all things digital, a feminist, a human rights activist, a literacy evangelist, and a lover of pink.
Christine Marie leads Contagious Apps & Entertainment – a digital media creativity factory brimming with legendary technologists, software superstars, producers, photographers, models, artists, writers and others who create next-generation software applications, content and multimedia. She is the publisher and editor of Technorazzi Magazine (www.technorazzi.com) and the founder of iMedia Candy (www.imediacandy.com), a boutique digital agency specializing in mobile apps, web properties, interactive publishing and cutting-edge technologies. She is also the founder of Voices for Dignity, an organization that does empowerment photography and human rights awareness photography. It also contributes technology and web sites for activists or organizations that help empower women, or take a stand against the exploitation of vulnerable women.
Before Contagious, Christine Marie was the co-founder and COO of en2go, a cutting-edge technology company with a spaceage video streaming platform. At en2go she was part of powerful brain trust of renowned technology icons and digital media innovators, including the hyper-smart digital innovator Tolga Katas, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, legendary hacker Kevin Mitnick, fame programmer John Draper, digital media guru Ted Cohen, legendary music icon Paul Fishkin, MSNBC tech analyst Dan Sokol and others.
Passion for Family, Kids
Christine Marie was once a kindergarten teacher, a professional speaker, and the president of a family network that produced and marketed her own line of family enrichment and literacy products. Christine Marie has created numerous educational and motivational systems for families and children, and has been a parent educator for years. She still teaches Baby Care and Nurturing part-time when she can fit it in.
Christine Marie is the mother of four children, got her B.S. in Psychology in 1989 and a Masters in Business in 2008. She was named VIP of the Year for Excellence in Online Media by Worldwide Who’s Who. She is a former Ms. Michigan, Young Mother of the Year, Outstanding Service Award winner, Community Service Award winner, and published author.