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

Art+Tech Summit 2023 Programme Day Two

Art + Tech Summit



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

Ben Gore, Chief Operating Officer, Christie’s


Dialogue on Music, Fashion, Culture & AI

Panelists: DAOuda Leonard, Co-Founder, CreateSafe
Grimes, Producer, Engineer, Artist
Vanessa Friedman, Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic, New York Times
Moderator:Nick Adler, Founder, MNTGE


Fashioning Art: Is Technology Fueling a Convergence of Art and Fashion?

Panelists: Hannah Siegel-Gardner, CMO, Art Blocks
Micael Barilaro, VP, Metaverse Ventures, Gucci
Michael Figge, Chief Creative Officer, Yuga Labs
Moderator: Lexy Schmertz, Senior Advisor, Christie’s Ventures


LuxTech: How Technology is Redefining the Business of Luxury

Panelists: Ivan Dashkov, Head of Emerging Marketing Tech & Web3, Puma
Jeffery Fowler, CEO, Hodinkee
Megan Kaspar, Managing Director, FirstLight
Moderator: Blake Lezenski, Partner Program Director, Outlier Ventures


Fashion-Forward: What is a Digital-First Luxury Brand?

Panelists: Alice Delahunt, Founder & CEO, SYKY
Damara Ingles, Metaverse Designer and Strategist
Dani Loftus, CEO & Founder, Draup
Moderator: Maghan McDowell, Senior Innovation Editor, Vogue Business


Artfluencers: The Creator as a Brand

Panelists: Ciara Byrne, VP of New Business Innovation, Condé Nast
Claire Silver, AI Collaborative Artist
Jeff Staple, Founder, Reed Art Department
Diana-Luk Ye, Head of Strategic Accounts, World of Women
Moderator: Gillian Gorman Round, CMO, Christie’s

12pm –1pm


Woods Room & Gallery VII


Gallery Walkthrough: Digital Art Sales

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


FinTech Keynote

Panelists: Keith Grossman, President of Enterprise, MoonPay
Joe Lubin, Co-Founder, Ethereum; Co-Founder and CEO, ConsenSys


Financial Innovation: Experiential Value Investing

Panelists: Dana Auslander, Founder & CEO, Luxus
Alfonso de Gaetano, Founder, Crurated
Sandy Kaul, Head of Digital Asset & Industry Advisory Services, Franklin Templeton
Tom McLeod, Arkive
Moderator: Ryan Ludgate, International Director, Christie’s Ventures

Presentation by Metakovan

Boardrooms 1 & 2
Seating is limited, RSVP to ATsummit@christies.com to reserve your spot




From Passion to Portfolio

Panelists: Paul Becker, Founder & CEO, Art Money
Sayuri Ganepola, Global Managing Director, Christie’s Art Finance
Adam Levine, Director, Toledo Museum
Moderator: Robert Frank, CNBC


Digital Evolution in the Financial Markets

Panelists: Michael Greenwald, Global Lead of Amazon Web Services Digital Assets
Greg Scanlon, Vice President of Quantitative Blockchain VC, Franklin Templeton
Sarah Conley Odenkirk, Partner, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard
Tom Jessop, President of Digital Assets, Fidelity
Moderator: Yayoi Shionoiri, Executive Director to the Estate of Chris Burden and the Studio of Nancy Rubins


Closing Remarks


Cocktail Reception

With support from Outlier Ventures
Lobby Gallery

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