Diliana Funtarova

BA, Psychology/Behavioral Economics
Associate Director of Brand Strategy

Diliana has a BA in Psychology/Behavioral Economics with a minor in marketing & computer science, with continuing education in behavioral science trends through Stanford and Yale. With 11+ years of experience in brand strategy, healthcare and life science marketing, + advertising. Her strengths lie in behavioral science, user-centric strategy and design, digital technology, and analytics. In addition, she applies her skills and expertise to our discovery stage and pre-commercial biotechs.

Diliana is an exceptional client relationship manager and manages and guides our interdisciplinary creative team here at Cognition. Her previous experience is in Account Management Client Service at all healthcare agencies Evoke Giant [formerly Giant Creative Strategy], and as well as with Eveo.

She believes in nurturing a deep business growth relationship with clients, and in effect, becomes a part of every possible aspect of a client’s creative work – from strategy through tactical planning and execution. She has deep expertise in Patient, HCP, Congress, digital, media, analytics work streams within a 360-marketing engagement.

At Cognition, she will expand her skills to support our VC Biotechs by building a strategic approach to their brand development, communications, and digital presence. Managing designers, digital/social media, web design, advertising, and other core disciplines to ensure a 360 approach to NewCo launches.

Our Team

Director of Design
Dan Smith
SR Project Manager / Technical Project Manager
Jon Kauffman
Sr certified medical animator + illustrator
Val Altounian
Visual Designer | Producer
Kristin Adams Litke
Visual + Information Designer
Abigail Broussard
Director of Technology Software/Development
Chidozie Bright
Medical Animator + Illustrator
Katie Harvey
Project Coordinator
Gina-Anne Cameron-Turner
Lead Information Designer
Vassilissa Semouchkina
M. Design
Associate Director of Brand Strategy
Diliana Funtarova
BA, Psychology/Behavioral Economics
Production Designer
Josep Blas
SR Program Manager
Liz Lattanze
SR Medical Animator + Illustrator
Brandon Keehner
Sr Content Designer and Strategist
Erin Kendig
Project Manager of Science Storytelling
Julie Devi Coats
Henry Park
Lead Certified Medical Animator + Illustrator
Josh Bird
Designer, Brand + Interactive
Lindsey Jensen
SR Designer, Brand + Interactive
Rachel Simons
Sr Designer, Presentation Specialist
Jenn Luft
SR Operations Manager
Yvonne Devereaux
Lead Science & Medical Writer
Elizabeth Hjort
Associate Director of Design, User Experience
Jonathan Cook
Sr Certified Medical Animator + Illustrator
Regina Milner
Associate Director of Science Storytelling
Jared Travnicek
Lead Designer, Brand + Interactive
Amanda Grage
Co-Founder, Executive Director of Design, Chief Strategist
Kristine Johnson
Associate Director of Science Storytelling
Inessa Stanishevskaya
Co-Founder, Executive Director of Science Storytelling
David Ehlert
Sr Designer, Brand + Interactive
Karlie Surplus