Richard M. Entrup

Startup Advisor/Investor and Global Technology Leader -

Richard Entrup has led technology, innovation, and digital transformation programs at many prominent global brands including Verizon, Christie’s, Disney/ABC, Time Warner, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Viacom, and Tiffany & Company. He also served as CTO at several healthcare companies and a major international law firm, with documented success aligning technology investments to strategic initiatives.

While at Christie’s, Richard visioned and executed many art tech firsts including the first blockchain-based auction, an augmented reality virtual hang app, predictive analytics and computer vision apps using AI/ML, online mobile bidding during a live auction, and in 2018, helped launched the inaugural Christie’s Art & Tech Conference, which was focused on Blockchain and where NFTs were first announced to the traditional art world. Richard also serves as a CIO Mentor to students in the Executive Masters in Technology Management Program at Columbia University, a Startup Mentor for leAD, the Sports Startup Accelerator, and is a trusted advisor to the venture capital community as a CIO Advisory Board member for Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, the Mayfield Fund, and HMG Strategy. Richard is also an advisor to early stage startups including ClubNFT, EdgeVideo, and NBTV. 

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