Dep Director of Innovations
Ivor Crotty’s experience working in Dutch factories in the 1990’s spurred him to study sociology, where he graduated with a first class MA from UCC in 2000. Ivor taught sociology in Lviv, Ukraine in 2003/4 and then worked as an investigative journalist with the Dublin-based Centre for Public Inquiry. Ivor moved to Moscow in 2006 where he worked with RIA Novosti, in mobile advertising with Gigafone and with RT. He became head of Social Media for the network in 2012, developing growth strategy and leading group relations with social platforms. Ivor set-up the RT Digital digital reporting and UGC verification team in Dublin in 2015. Back in Moscow Ivor is now Dep Creative & Innovations Director at RT with responsibility for brand storytelling and outreach. He enjoys building bridges.