066: A Rollercoaster of Bravery with Yuri Cataldo
Woah are we in for a ride today! Yuri Cataldo is with us this week to share his story of bravery through business and career.
Yuri Cataldo is a classically trained set/costume designer (IU, Juilliard, Yale) with credits on Broadway, Feature Films, Indie Films, Dance, 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 sold all across the USA and Europe, has been featured at the Oscars, Golden Globes, the Emmy’s, the MTV VMA’s, and in 50+ magazines and articles in the last two years. (CNN, BuzzFeed, INC, Playboy, Huffington Post, PBS, Indy Star, etc.).
He was the architect of the Business of Creative Enterprises major at Emerson College where he combined his years of experience in the arts, design, entrepreneurship, marketing, and publicity into creating a unique educational experience that will aid the next generation of artist in creating their own path to success. Named on of the 40 under 40 business leaders in Indiana he is also the host of the “Advance Your Art” podcast, which is focused on the journey from artist to entrepreneur. Currently, he is the CMO of a tech company and speaks on the connection between art and entrepreneurship at conferences and universities.
Yuri has a really fascinating story and I don't want to give you any spoilers, so let's jump on in!
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