Merritt Fletcher of Meet On How To Successfully Navigate The Opportunities & Challenges Of Working Remotely Or From Home

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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12 min readJun 1, 2021


Other advantages to remote working besides location and scheduling is the ability to work in comfortable attire, eat and drink as you please, play music, and create your own ideal work environment, whether its aromatherapy, lit candles, or keeping your feet in a massage machine, when you working remotely you can multitask and create an ideal environment that works for you.

As a part of our series about the things you need to successfully work remotely, I had the pleasure of interviewing Merritt Fletcher.

Merritt Fletcher is the Founder and CEO of Meet, the only Apple and Android-approved app that allows everyone to schedule and get paid for their own video chat time, down to the minute. Fletcher holds numerous utility patents in both “mobile streaming” as well as “user enabled direct scheduling of direct time” and is a leader in mobile technology. Before tech, Fletcher was a sought-after fashion model working with many of the world’s iconic brands like Tiffany’s, Boucheron, The Gap, Armani, Missoni, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, Kenzo, and more.

Thank you so much for doing this with us! Before we dig in, our readers would love to get to know you a bit better. What is your “backstory”?

Absolutely, my name is Mary Anne Merritt Fletcher and I go by Merritt. I am originally from Athens Georgia but have lived all over the world modeling. As a model, I was fortunate to work with and represent many of the world's most iconic designers and brands, like Hugo Boss, Missoni, Chanel, Gian Franco Ferre, Levis, Tommy Hillfifger, Armani, Tiffanys, Boucheron, The gap, and more. It was during this time in a fashion that I came up with the idea for Meet after recognizing I would love a way to connect with my fans no matter where I was in the world. I actually had quite a few ideas during those days that I would write business plans about while traveling and eventually I filed for patents and built apps around a few of them. My…