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A Global Team

Our mission is to be better, faster, smarter to create the best interactive books for kids. Get to know our team below

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Danilo Pantovich

Co-Founder & Publisher

Danilo is dedicated to revolutionizing the way kids read today. He’s an avid reader and a believer in lifelong self-education.

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Emily Fuggetta

Chief Editor

Emily is an editor based in Portland, Oregon. When she’s not working, she loves exploring the Northwest with her horse and pit bull — and reading, of course!

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Chelsea Beam

Writer

Chelsea is a lucky woman from Southern California who is finally chasing her dreams of combining video games and writing. When she’s not working with the amazing Kid-Fi Media team, she’s reading, baking, and working on her own stories.

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Elena Hogan

Senior Writer

Elena is an author with dozens of kids books to her name. Her mother was a writer too, which is why Elena got her degree in English and teaching. Away from work, she has three children.

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Louis Hayward

App Consultant

Louis is a 22-year veteran of multimedia production spanning game, tv, film, print, and web. Louis has worked as Senior Production Manager for Walt Disney’s Interactive TV division in the UK and is also the founder of WordWoof – an independent videogame studio in Las Vegas.

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Maxim Kislyansky

Co-Founder & Marketing

Maxim is a grad student at Columbia University and a voracious reader. He used to be a professional tennis player and a boxer.

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Polina Iva

Illustrator

Polina’s been an artist all her life. She draws inspiration from books, music and quirky cartoons.

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Oksana Peterson

Chief Marketing

Oksana Petersen lives in Singapore and has been working in the marketing industry for the past 7 years. In her free time, she makes cheese, runs marathons and maintains a small-scale hydroponic farm.

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Erika Bergara

Business Operations

Erika loves books, traveling, the beach and is a small scale urban farmer.

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Darya Toka

Illustrator

Darya is a painter, photographer and enthusiastic runner. She draws inspiration from beautiful scenery.

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Johnny Friel

Story Writer

Johnny has worked as a teacher in Bangkok and Hanoi for over 5 years before discovering his true love of writing. When he is not writing, he likes to watch Marvel movies, practice baking or play chess online.

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