Seattle's 2022 YTILI Fellows:
Hristo Hristov – Bulgaria
Hristo Hristov is a Market Research and Business Development Analyst at Dronamics, a UAS developer of a proprietary delivery drone called the Black Swan. In his role, Hristo leads business development for the automotive, aviation, and spare parts customers, along with running grant bids and developing business cases for potential routes. Hristo seeks to gain a greater understanding of the U.S. supply chain market and learn from a logistics company where he can further understand how to scale his business.
Valerij Senicev – Czech Republic
As the Co-Founder of Educamp.cz, a technology business that helps increase the employability of young people, Valerij Seniçev is a senior trainer for developing a variety of programs for young professionals, plays a key role in expanding the company’s footprint, and speaks at various local and international summits for youth in leadership and design. Valerij wants to learn from a company that prioritizes putting people first and is at the forefront of innovation in the technology field.
Kai Isand – Estonia
Kai Isand is the CEO at Eventornado, a platform for organizers to plan events and bring people together. Currently, she is focusing on building up software to improve the business and share her organizing experience with other business leaders across Europe. As the CEO, she is responsible for creating and leading the business strategy and the team. Kai is looking to learn from a startup like her company that will give her more experience building up communities and supporting economic ecosystems.
Emily Brick – Ireland
Emily Brick is the Founder and Director at Athena Analytics, a software company that developed the Athena Tracker. Her company alerts teachers whenever an individual student falls below their potential on any given exam. In her role, Emily manages day-to-day systems, hires and manages employees, plans new products, and coordinates marketing strategies. Emily is looking forward to learning leadership and entrepreneurial skills in the YTILI program while finding new ways to expand her business and give back to her community.
Peteris Kelle – Latvia
Peteris Kelle is the Co-Founder and CTO of Efectio, an employee engagement platform that uses scoring and gamification to increase company productivity and overall employee growth, health, and satisfaction. Peteris has led Efectio to become a global brand that solves complex issues in increasingly chaotic work environments. Peteris sees YTILI as an opportunity for him to refine his leadership style and gain new knowledge from his peers. Peteris is looking to learn from a company in the HR industry.
Mihailo Raspopovic – Montenegro
Mihailo Raspopovic is the Co-Founder Chief Operating Officer at Codepixel, an IT consulting agency. In his role, Mihailo is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, new project management, and improving financial performance. Mihailo is looking to learn from a younger but well-established ICT company with a niche in the development of digital web products to gain a better understanding of the market and how he can improve his own business.
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