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

Art+Tech Summit 2022 Programme

Christie's Art and Tech Summit 2022



Doors open

9:30am – 9:45am

Opening Remarks

Guillaume Cerruti, CEO, Christie’s

9:45am – 10:45am

Keynote Conversation with Joe Lubin

Joe Lubin, CEO, ConsenSys
Moderator: Keith A. Grossman, President, TIME

10:45am – 11:15am

The Artist’s Success in Web3

Ariel Hudes, Head of Pace Verso
Blake Kathryn, Artist
Andre Oshea, Digital Creator
Moderator: Julie Baumgardner, Editor-in-Chief, Baer Faxt

11:15am – 12pm

From Dot.Com to the Metaverse: How the art market’s experience in Web1 and Web2 is relevant to Web3

Devang Thakkar, Global Head of Christie’s Ventures
Ryan Zurrer, VC, collector
Moderator: Marion Maneker, Editorial Director, Liveart.io

12pm – 12:30pm

Web3 Adoption: How brands are leading the way, from reducing friction to influencing mindset and Building communities

Noah Davis, Brand Lead, Crypto Punks
Eric Diep, Co-Founder, Manifold
Halsey Huth, Head of Growth & Partnerships, MoonPay
Moderator: Maya Draisin, Chief Brand Officer, TIME

12:30pm – 1:30pm


Optional Gallery Tours in the Christie’s Galleries

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Metaverse Platforms: Building a New World

John Linden, CEO, Mythical Games
Sukey Novogratz, Co-Founder, Maloka
Brian Trunzo, Metaverse Lead, Polygon
Janine Yorio, CEO, EveryRealm
Moderator: Sonali Basak, Bloomberg News

2:30pm – 3pm

URL to IRL: How to experience NFTs and the Metaverse

Shajay Bhoosan, Associate Director, Zaha Hadid Architects
Cathy Hackl, Chief Metaverse Officer & Co-Founder, Journey
Isabelle Kitze, Co-Founder, Atomic Form
Jacob Loewenstein, VP Business Development, Spatial
Moderator: Jon-Ross Le Haye, Global Head of Digital Design, Christie’s

3pm – 3:30pm

Building for a More Secure Future: Navigating the choppy waters of innovation

Esteban Castaño, CEO, TRM Labs
Jonathan Levin, CSO, Chainalysis
Ronnie Pirovino, Art Collector and Curator
Jen Stark, Artist
Moderator: Nicole Sales Giles, Business Director, Digital Art Sales

3:30pm – 4pm

Community in the Metaverse: From Discord to DAO’s and more

Priyanka Desai, COO, Tribute Labs
Dave Krugman, Artist and Founder of Allships
Moderator: Matt Medved, Co-Founder, nft now

4pm – 4:30pm

From Big Tech to Startups: Scale, Standards and Interoperability

Edward Dowling, Product Manager, NFTs, Meta
Rick Manelius, Atomic Forum
Ryan Zarick, LayerZero
Moderator: Andy Parsons, Senior Director, Content Authenticity Initiative, Adobe


Closing Remarks

Art + Tech Summit



Doors open

9:30am – 9:45am

Welcome Remarks

Bonnie Brennan, President, Christie’s Americas

9:45am – 10:45am

Keynote Conversation with Mike Novogratz

Mike Novogratz, CEO, Galaxy Digital
Moderator: Alejandro Navia, Co-Founder, nft now

10:45am – 11:15am

Web3 and Society: Regulation, Philanthropy and Sustainability

Congressman Jim Himes
Ari Redbord, Head of Legal and Government Affairs, TRM Labs
Moderator: Sayuri Ganepola, Global Managing Director, Art Finance, Christie’s

11:15am –11:45am

Evolving Trends in Ownership of Luxury

Vanessa Barboni-Hallik, Founder & CEO, Another Tomorrow
Gregory Boutte, Chief Client & Digital Officer, Kering
Steven Vasilev, Co-founder, RTFKT
Moderator: Neda Whitney, Head of Marketing, Christie’s Americas

11:45am – 12:30pm

Art as an Asset Class: Diversification, Fractionalization, Securitization and more

Pialy Aditya, Chief Strategy Officer, Republic
Leore Avidar, Founder & CEO, Alt
Evan Beard, Executive Vice President, Masterworks
Carlos Mendez, Monegraph
Moderator: Marcus Fox, Global Managing Director 20/21, Christie’s

12:30pm –1:30pm


Optional Gallery Tours in the Christie’s Galleries

1:30pm –2pm

Protecting the Past While Looking Ahead: Artists’ Estates in the Digital Age

Jehan Chu, Founder, Kenetic Capital
Michael Hermann, Director of Licensing, Marketing and Sales, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Misha Libman, Co-Founder, ARSNL
Audrey Ou, CEO, TRLab
Moderator: Samantha Koslow, SVP, Director, Business Development & Head of Museum and Corporate Collections, Christie’s

2pm –2:45pm

Investing in Innovation: A Conversation with VCs

Sam Campbell, Head of Venture Operations & Investor, Samsung Next
Sam Englebardt, CEO, Galaxy Interactive
Kevin Pawlak, Head of OpenSea Ventures
James Wu, Principal at Microsoft Ventures
Moderator: Laurie Segall, Co-Founder and Executive Producer, Dot Dot Dot Media

2:45pm –3:30pm

NFTs as a Gateway: A Conversation on Building an Art Collection

Erick Calderon, CEO, ArtBlocks
Mad Dog Jones, Artist
Adam Lindemann, Principal, Venus Over Manhattan
Moderator: Peter Klarnet, Senior Specialist, Americana, Books and Manuscripts, Christie’s

3:30pm –4pm

Fireside Chat: Now and Next

Keith Grossman, President, TIME
Devang Thakkar, Global Head of Christie’s Ventures
Moderator: Julia Chatterley, Anchor and Correspondent, CNN


Closing Remarks

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Networking Reception

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