Country Lead @ The Recursive

Country Lead at The Recursive with over +10 years of experience as a storyteller based in Bucharest, Romania. She is forging connections among the regional pioneers, and propelling CEE into the global spotlight as the dynamic tech hub that it is.

Elena Vrabie began her media journey by working in a print newsroom, but soon followed her passion for digital, growing different local and international media outlets. 


As a versatile professional, Elena adorns an assortment of hats – seamlessly transitioning from writer to editor, copywriter to business development manager, and marketer to video aficionado.


She holds a degree in Media & Communications Studies from the University of Bucharest, with a specialization in digital media. And has experience as both a team player and an entrepreneur, with experience in the commerce field.


No matter if you are just launching a startup, rebranding, looking to hire rockstars, raising a funding round, or scaling to a new market, you are in need of awareness and she is ready to guide you through this challenging process with a bubbly brainstorming session. 

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