Gráinne Dwyer is the CEO and Founder of Stori Creative, an award-winning creative and production agency that specializes in cinematic storytelling for brands. Her company has worked with a wide variety of recognizable brands, such as Heineken, Cisco, the EPP in the European Parliament, and Microsoft. Gráinne seeks to meet like-minded fellows during this fellowship and gain the knowledge necessary to further grow her company internationally. Gráinne’s ideal fellowship placement would be at another Film, TV, Commercial, and Music Video company where she can learn new techniques and gain new creative ideas.
Ivan Ivanovski is the Technical Production Lead at Tropos AR BVBA, an augmented reality-centric company. In his role, Ivan is responsible for organizing and developing an augmented reality ad network. Furthermore, he leads the research and development team to work on multiple small and big AR and traditional apps for third-party clients. Ivan wants his YTILI experience to give him the experience necessary to look at the big picture of the industry and expand his business. Ivan wants to learn from a tech organization that will give him the necessary tools to create an R&D center in North Macedonia.
Richard Petro is an Audiobook Publisher and Sound Engineer at Richard Petro – Vydavatelstvo Sarkan, an audiobook publishing house. Richard started his business because he wanted to listen to high-quality books in his mother tongue, but they were not available. Now, he has a thriving business where he creates and markets audiobooks online and on social media. Richard is looking for YTILI to give him the opportunity to learn from experts in the audiobook industry and take skills back home. Richard is looking to learn from experts in the publishing industry that can give him the skills necessary to begin publishing books in English.
Natalia Curnic is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at GoAdventure Moldova Ltd., the first and only destination management company in Moldova. Presented as a success story in Moldova Business Week, GoAdventure Moldova Ltd. has won distinction for its contribution to women’s leadership in the travel industry. By participating in YTILI, Natalia is seeking to learn more about what “innovation” truly means and how it is applied across the globe. Natalia is looking to learn from a travel company where she can learn about how to grow her business and bring in new tourists to Moldova.