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What are creative careers? Creative Entrepreneurhsip?

Where: 149 York Street

Named one of the 40 under 40 business leaders in Indiana, Yuri Cataldo brings years of experience in the arts, design, entrepreneurship, marketing, innovation, and publicity to his advising of founders, artists, and students. Yuri moved to Boston in 2015 to launch a new program for Emerson College called The Business of Creative Enterprises. Since then he has been working with and advising tech companies in Boston on PR, marketing, and customer engagement. His efforts have resulted in 7 figures worth of free press for companies and products featured on Tech Crunch, Digital Trends, The Discovery Channel and many others.

Yuri is a Yale-trained designer with credits on Broadway, Feature Films, Indie Films, Theatre, and Opera. In 2011 he founded IndigoH2O, the only multiple award-winning bottled alkaline water in the world and the 2015 best tasting water in the world.Through his efforts, IndigoH2O has been distributed all across the USA, Europe, and South America has been featured at the Oscars, Golden Globes, the Emmy's, the MTV VMA's, and in 60+ magazines and articles in the last two years. (CNN, BuzzFeed, INC, Playboy, Huffington Post, PBS, Indy Star, Boston Globe, etc.).

He is currently the Innovation Engagement Manager at Autodesk working out of the BUILD Space and an advisor at which will be the worlds first cryptocurrency trading platform that everyone can understand and easily use.