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Elena Zavelev

Founder / CEO

Elena is the founder of New Art Academy - the provider of intelligence on ArtTech, blockchain and AI for the global art market and CADAF - the first-ever Crypto And Digital Art Fair, launching in New York Spring 2019.

Before founding New Art Academy, Elena worked with a number of art-tech businesses including 1stDibs, Collectrium, Christie’s Auction House and Skate’s Art Market Research.

Elena writes about the intersection of art and technology for Forbes and teaches at NYU.

She is a graduate of Christie’s Education with an MA in Modern and Contemporary Art and a native of Moscow, Russia.