Franka Grubišić was born in Šibenik, Croatia. After working abroad, she completed the Professional Undergraduate study program in Multimedia Computing in 2019, and has gotten a Master's in Computer and Systems Sciences from Stockholm University in 2023. She's a multiple award winner of national and international awards and has authored dozens of published scientific and professional papers which have been presented at national and international scientific and professional conferences. She enjoys engaging in creative projects and has had her own design studio, hosted a podcast, and led several European projects as a result. Since 2020, she has been running her own consultancy business specializing in business growth and development, service design, user experience, and technical systems optimisation.