Melissa Anelli is an author, podcaster, and businesswoman from NYC. The CEO of Mischief Management, she produces several globally acclaimed fan conventions (BroadwayCon, LeakyCon, and Con of Thrones among them, as well as the new PodcastCon). She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Harry, A History and also the owner of The Leaky Cauldron, a Webby-Award-winning site. She serves as host on four podcasts: PotterCast (the legacy Harry Potter podcast), Extraneous, Make New Mistakes, and Roll 9 & 3/4. Melissa has devoted her professional life to making spaces more awesome for fans.