• Event date 19 - 20 July
  • Event location New York

Art+Tech Summit 2023 Programme Day One

Christie's Art and Tech Summit 2022



Breakfast hosted by Christie’s Art Finance

Woods Room
Learn more about Christie’s Art Finance and speak to our specialists about financing options


Welcome Remarks

Bonnie Brennan, President, Christie’s Americas


Keynote: Devang Thakkar, Global Head of Christie’s Ventures


Investing in Our Future

Panelists: Effie Epstein, Managing Partner, Sound Ventures
Chris Shonk, Managing Director, ATX Venture Partners
Greg Gottesman, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Pioneer Square Labs
Susannah Shipton, Partner, AlleyCorp
Moderator: Julia Hartz, CEO, Eventbrite


AI is Here

Panelists: Kathy McKeown, Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
Matthew Richmond, Senior Design Director, Adobe
Mario Klingemann, Artist
Noam Segal, LG Electronics Associate Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Moderator: Laurie Segal, Founder, Dot Dot Dot Media


Technology and the Future of Human Creativity

Panelists: Erick Calderon, Artist & CEO, Art Blocks
Tyler Hobbs, Artist
Moderator: Sam Gellman, Director, Proof


Dawn of the Quantum Age

Panelists: Ester de Nicolas Benito, Director of Growth, Strategy and Innovation, Microsoft
Jason Silbergleit, Vice President, Research & Quantum Business Development, IBM
Sebastian Will, Associate Professor of Physics, Columbia University
Moderator: Rajiv Eranki


AI, Digital Assets, and the Future of Museums and Galleries

Panelists: Anthony Troisi, Director of Finance & Operations, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
Lukas Amacher, Managing Director, 1OF1
Madeleine Pierpont, Web3 Associate, MoMA
Moderator: Isolde Brielmaier, Deputy Director, New Museum

12:30pm – 1:30pm


Woods Room & Gallery VII


Gallery Walkthrough: Digital Art Sales

Please meet Sebastian Sanchez outside the James Christie room if you wish to attend


A Word from the Hill

Representative Ritchie Torres
Moderator: Marcus Fox, Global Managing Director, 20/21, Christie’s


The Next 1000 Days

Panelists: Beeple, Artist
Metakovan, Collector
Moderator: Noah Davis, Brand Lead, Cryptopunks


State of Crypto + Web3

Panelists: Jeremy Fox-Geen, CFO, Circle
Maaria Bajwa, Principal, Sound Ventures
Nadav Hollander, CTO, OpenSea
Nicole Sales Giles, VP, Director of Digital Art, Christie’s
Moderator: Cameron Thompson, Web3 Reporter, CoinDesk


Connecting with Collectors Today

Panelists: Sam Spratt, Artist
Osinachi, Artist
ThankYouX, Artist
Moderator: Eric Diep, Founder, Manifold


Collaborative Innovation: A Race Between Technology and Regulation

Panelists: Caroline Pham, CFTC Commissioner
Moderator: Jason Pollack, General Counsel, Americas, Christie’s


Innovation & Convergence

Panelists: Cathie Wood, CEO, ArkInvest
Moderator: Caroline Hyde, Bloomberg

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