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Core Team

#19

Roy Huang

ROY HUANG 

Coming from a collector family, Roy has formed an appreciation for art since the very beginning. He sees how blockchain can help improve the provenance, promotion, liquidation of artwork at a global scale, so he decides to create FRESCO with a team of passionate art and blockchain experts. A lecturer at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and speaker at New Art Academy, Volta Basel, and ICONIZ, Roy has been actively advocating for the integration of the art market and technology.

Roy is a patron of major art museums in the U.S., including MoMA and the Met, and a member of The Cultivist, an exclusive club for renowned collectors. Roy holds a B.A. from NYU Stern and is completing his M.S. degree at Columbia University.

#2

Ting Liu

Ting Liu

Ting is an award-winning and internationally famed artist and curator. She is the Founder and Director of T+H Gallery, a leading contemporary gallery in Boston, and has curated numerous critically-acclaimed shows for major museums and galleries. As an artist, her work is exhibited at and collected by Beijing Forbidden City Art Museum,  Royal College of Art in London, International Print Center New York, and many other museums across the world. BFA, Alfred University. China Central Academy of Fine Arts.

Ting is an award-winning and internationally famed artist and curator. She is the Founder and Director of T+H Gallery, a leading contemporary gallery in Boston, and has curated numerous critically-acclaimed shows for major museums and galleries. As an artist, her work is exhibited at and collected by Beijing Forbidden City Art Museum,  Royal College of Art in London, International Print Center New York, and many other museums across the world. BFA, Alfred University. China Central Academy of Fine Arts.

#19

Niklas Stoehr 

Niklas Stoehr
 

Niklas specialises in web intelligence and data science and received comprehensive insights into the intersection of politics, business and IT. He has pursued a degree in computer science and management at Technical University of Berlin. He was a visiting student at Tsinghua University in Beijing and the University of California Irvine. He is an early supporter of blockchain projects.

Researcher at Oxford University, Master in Computer Science at UCL, Niklas specializes in data science and web intelligence. He is an early supporter of blockchain projects and is an active voice on various blockchain media outlets. 

#6

Rachel Qin 

Rachel Qin 

Rachel Qin is an industry-leading curator and art consultant. She works on the curations of multiple contemporary art exhibitions in Boston and Beijing with the experience in major gallery and museum. She conducts research projects on art market that combining the knowledge of art law, finance, marketing strategy, and valuation that deliver strategy and operations advice to individuals, corporates, and governmental agencies.

#2

Irina Li

Irina Li 

Irina Li is a curator and young art historian based in New York, with recent experiences at top academic institutes and art institutions in China, Germany, and the U.S. She combines insider knowledge of the art industry with research skills trained during her years at labs of aesthetic and cultural psychology, addressing issues from a cross-disciplinary approach.
B.A. and B.S.,Tsinghua University; M.A., the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.

Irina Li is a curator and young art historian based in New York, with recent experiences at top academic institutes and art institutions in China, Germany, and the U.S. She combines insider knowledge of the art industry with research skills trained during her years at labs of aesthetic and cultural psychology, addressing issues from a cross-disciplinary approach. B.A. and B.S.,Tsinghua University; M.A., the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.

#5

Jay Ma

Jay Ma

Jay has extensive experience with business & partnerhsip strategic development, having previously worked at E&Y, CIBC, he brings years of business development experience to FRESCO. NYU BA.

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Advisory Team

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#999

Sylvain Levy

Sylvain Levy

Sylvain is a world-renowned collector and creator of the DSL Collection. Founded in 2005, DSL collection is one of the major Chinese Contemporary Art collection in the world. A generous art patron with more than 30 years of collecting experience, Sylvain is dedicated to promoting cultural communications based on his pioneering collection. Sylvain also values the integration of art and technology and creates the world's first VR art gallery.

Sylvain is a world-renowned collector and creator of the DSL Collection. Founded in 2005, DSL collection is one of the major Chinese Contemporary Art collection in the world. While much commotion has been made over the apparent maturation of the Chinese contemporary art market, Sylvain Levy and Dominique Levy have amassed a fortune of contemporary cultural treasures from some of China’s most prolific contemporary painters, sculptors and photographers, featuring works by leading figures like Ai Weiwei and Zeng Fanzhi as well as younger artists such as Song Yuanyuan and Zhao Zhao.

Sylvain is a world-renowned collector and creator of the DSL Collection. Founded in 2005, DSL collection is one of the major Chinese Contemporary Art collection in the world. While much commotion has been made over the apparent maturation of the Chinese contemporary art market, Sylvain Levy and Dominique Levy have amassed a fortune of contemporary cultural treasures from some of China’s most prolific contemporary painters, sculptors and photographers, featuring works by leading figures like Ai Weiwei and Zeng Fanzhi as well as younger artists such as Song Yuanyuan and Zhao Zhao.

Sylvain is a world-renowned collector and creator of the DSL Collection. Founded in 2005, DSL collection is one of the major Chinese Contemporary Art collection in the world. While much commotion has been made over the apparent maturation of the Chinese contemporary art market, Sylvain Levy and Dominique Levy have amassed a fortune of contemporary cultural treasures from some of China’s most prolific contemporary painters, sculptors and photographers, featuring works by leading figures like Ai Weiwei and Zeng Fanzhi as well as younger artists such as Song Yuanyuan and Zhao Zhao.

HF – ELA

Han Feng

Han Feng

Han Feng

Han Feng

Dr. Han is currently a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He also serves as blockchain advisor at Huawei Central Institute and Secretary-general of the Asia Blockchain DACA Association. An influential leader in the Chinese blockchain sector, he is the co-founder for Elastos.

Dr. Han is currently a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He also serves as blockchain advisor at Huawei Central Institute and Secretary-general of the Asia Blockchain DACA Association. An influential leader in the Chinese blockchain sector, he is the co-founder for Elastos.

Dr. Han is currently a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He also serves as blockchain advisor at Huawei Central Institute and Secretary-general of the Asia Blockchain DACA Association. An influential leader in the Chinese blockchain sector, he is the co-founder for Elastos.

Dr. Han is currently a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He also serves as blockchain advisor at Huawei Central Institute and Secretary-general of the Asia Blockchain DACA Association. An influential leader in the Chinese blockchain sector, he is the co-founder for Elastos.

#11

Joseph Scheer 

Joseph Scheer

Joseph Scheer

Joseph Scheer is a Professor of Print Media, and Co-Director/Founder of the Institute for Electronic Arts at the School of Art and Design, Alfred University. His current works, which span print media, video and web based projects, use technology to re-examine nature through interpretive collecting and visual recording. His most recent work has been exhibited at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York and the National Museum of China, Beijing. The National Museum of Sweden, Stockholm and The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.

Joseph Scheer is a Professor of Print Media, and Co-Director/Founder of the Institute for Electronic Arts at the School of Art and Design, Alfred University. His current works, which span print media, video and web based projects, use technology to re-examine nature through interpretive collecting and visual recording. His most recent work has been exhibited at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York and the National Museum of China, Beijing. The National Museum of Sweden, Stockholm and The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.

Joseph Scheer is a Professor of Print Media, and Co-Director/Founder of the Institute for Electronic Arts at the School of Art and Design, Alfred University. His current works, which span print media, video and web-based projects, use technology to re-examine nature through interpretive collecting and visual recording. His most recent work has been exhibited at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York and the National Museum of China, Beijing. The National Museum of Sweden, Stockholm and The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.

Joseph Scheer is a Professor of Print Media, and Co-Director/Founder of the Institute for Electronic Arts at the School of Art and Design, Alfred University. His current works, which span print media, video and web-based projects, use technology to re-examine nature through interpretive collecting and visual recording. His most recent work has been exhibited at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York and the National Museum of China, Beijing. The National Museum of Sweden, Stockholm and The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.

AFRA

Afra Al Dhaheri

Afra Al Dhaheri

Afra Al Dhaheri

Afra Al Dhaheri is an artist inspired by the nature of her surroundings. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1988, but was raised in the UAE, she attempts to express herself through various mediums including mixed media, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and printmaking. Afra is a very active and social artist in her field; she has been a part of “Emirati Expressions 2011”, an intern at the Guggenheim Museum New York, and an intern at the Venice Biennale 2011. Her exposure to different art scenes influences her work dramatically as she transforms her experiences into bodies of artwork. Recently she completed Sheikha Salama Emerging Artists Fellowship in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, amongst 14 other artists who were carefully selected.

Afra Al Dhaheri is an artist inspired by the nature of her surroundings. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1988, but was raised in the UAE, she attempts to express herself through various mediums including mixed media, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and printmaking. Afra is a very active and social artist in her field; she has been a part of “Emirati Expressions 2011”, an intern at the Guggenheim Museum New York, and an intern at the Venice Biennale 2011. Her exposure to different art scenes influences her work dramatically as she transforms her experiences into bodies of artwork. Recently she completed Sheikha Salama Emerging Artists Fellowship in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, amongst 14 other artists who were carefully selected.

Afra Al Dhaheri is an artist inspired by the nature of her surroundings. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1988, but was raised in the UAE, she attempts to express herself through various mediums including mixed media, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and printmaking. Afra is a very active and social artist in her field; she has been a part of “Emirati Expressions 2011”, an intern at the Guggenheim Museum New York, and an intern at the Venice Biennale 2011. Her exposure to different art scenes influences her work dramatically as she transforms her experiences into bodies of artwork. Recently she completed Sheikha Salama Emerging Artists Fellowship in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, amongst 14 other artists who were carefully selected.

Afra Al Dhaheri is an artist inspired by the nature of her surroundings. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1988, but was raised in the UAE, she attempts to express herself through various mediums including mixed media, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and printmaking. Afra is a very active and social artist in her field; she has been a part of “Emirati Expressions 2011”, an intern at the Guggenheim Museum New York, and an intern at the Venice Biennale 2011. Her exposure to different art scenes influences her work dramatically as she transforms her experiences into bodies of artwork. Recently she completed Sheikha Salama Emerging Artists Fellowship in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, amongst 14 other artists who were carefully selected.

Afra Al Dhaheri is an artist inspired by the nature of her surroundings. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1988, but was raised in the UAE, she attempts to express herself through various mediums including mixed media, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and printmaking. Afra is a very active and social artist in her field; she has been a part of “Emirati Expressions 2011”, an intern at the Guggenheim Museum New York, and an intern at the Venice Biennale 2011. Her exposure to different art scenes influences her work dramatically as she transforms her experiences into bodies of artwork. Recently she completed Sheikha Salama Emerging Artists Fellowship in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, amongst 14 other artists who were carefully selected.

#12

Wendy Li

Wendy Li

Managing Director of China Renaissance, M.Phil from University of Cambridge, and CFA charter holder. Dedicated in new economy capital markets with 10 year of investment experience from both prestigious Wall Street firms and China-market financial institutions. Western post-war art and China contemporary art collector; the 1st writer of best-seller book 《The fall-out of Lehman》(CITIC Press 2009).

 

Managing Director of China Renaissance, M.Phil from University of Cambridge, and CFA charter holder. Dedicated in new economy capital markets with 10 year of investment experience from both prestigious Wall Street firms and China-market financial institutions. Western post-war art and China contemporary art collector; the 1st writer of best-seller book 《The fall-out of Lehman》(CITIC Press 2009).

 

Managing Director of China Renaissance, M.Phil from University of Cambridge, and CFA charter holder. Dedicated in new economy capital markets with 10 year of investment experience from both prestigious Wall Street firms and China-market financial institutions. Western post-war art and China contemporary art collector; the 1st writer of best-seller book 《The fall-out of Lehman》(CITIC Press 2009).

 

Managing Director of China Renaissance, M.Phil from University of Cambridge, and CFA charter holder. Dedicated in new economy capital markets with 10 year of investment experience from both prestigious Wall Street firms and China-market financial institutions. Western post-war art and China contemporary art collector; the 1st writer of best-seller book 《The fall-out of Lehman》(CITIC Press 2009).

 

#14

Giovanni Lesna Maranetto

Giovanni Lesna Maranetto

Giovanni Lesna Maranetto

Giovanni Lesna-Maranetto is the Chief Commercial Officer at Hedge. Hedge is bringing innovative crypto-financial products and platfroms , CTIs (Crypto Traded Indices™) to Retail and Institutional Investors . Giovanni has degrees with distinction from South Africa (BCom Hons Economics) and from Australia's Top Tier Global Business School UWA in International Business and Banking. He holds SAFe AGILE work methodology and GARP Banking risk certifications. Giovanni was born in South Africa, has Italian heritage and speaks 3 languages. He is an evangelist for blockchain technology and use-cases which will increase efficiency, increase financial inclusion for the unbanked and bring crypto to "Mom and Pop".

Giovanni Lesna-Maranetto is the Chief Commercial Officer at Hedge. Hedge is bringing innovative crypto-financial products and platfroms , CTIs (Crypto Traded Indices™) to Retail and Institutional Investors . Giovanni has degrees with distinction from South Africa (BCom Hons Economics) and from Australia's Top Tier Global Business School UWA in International Business and Banking. He holds SAFe AGILE work methodology and GARP Banking risk certifications. Giovanni was born in South Africa, has Italian heritage and speaks 3 languages. He is an evangelist for blockchain technology and use-cases which will increase efficiency, increase financial inclusion for the unbanked and bring crypto to "Mom and Pop".

Giovanni Lesna-Maranetto is the Chief Commercial Officer at Hedge. Hedge is bringing innovative crypto-financial products and platfroms , CTIs (Crypto Traded Indices™) to Retail and Institutional Investors . Giovanni has degrees with distinction from South Africa (BCom Hons Economics) and from Australia's Top Tier Global Business School UWA in International Business and Banking. He holds SAFe AGILE work methodology and GARP Banking risk certifications. Giovanni was born in South Africa, has Italian heritage and speaks 3 languages. He is an evangelist for blockchain technology and use-cases which will increase efficiency, increase financial inclusion for the unbanked and bring crypto to "Mom and Pop".

#7

Di Jin 

Di Jin

Di Jin is a MIT PhD who has been actively involved in several data-based projects. He strongly belives that a decentralized database is needed and achievable in the art industry. 

Di Jin is a MIT PhD who has been actively involved in several data-based projects. He strongly belives that a decentralized database is needed and achievable in the art industry. 

#8

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

As founder of Plaza Systems, Kevin is a serial entrepreneur for over 25 years and a former member of USMC Force Recon, He is an avid blockchain and cryptocurrency early adopter, perennially at the forefront of the latest trends, as he is driven by his excitement for integrating new technologies into useful business applications.

 

As founder of Plaza Systems, Kevin is a serial entrepreneur for over 25 years and a former member of USMC Force Recon, He is an avid blockchain and cryptocurrency early adopter, perennially at the forefront of the latest trends, as he is driven by his excitement for integrating new technologies into useful business applications.

 

As founder of Plaza Systems, Kevin is a serial entrepreneur for over 25 years and a former member of USMC Force Recon, He is an avid blockchain and cryptocurrency early adopter, perennially at the forefront of the latest trends, as he is driven by his excitement for integrating new technologies into useful business applications.

 

#16

David Gillbanks

David Gillbanks

David Gillbanks

David Gillbanks

As Chief Communications Officer to a crypto/blockchain-based e-commerce startup, Plaza Systems, David has extensive experience in publishing and marketing communications.




 

As Chief Communications Officer to a crypto/blockchain-based e-commerce startup, Plaza Systems, David has extensive experience in publishing and marketing communications.




 

As Chief Communications Officer to a crypto/blockchain-based e-commerce startup, Plaza Systems, David has extensive experience in publishing and marketing communications.

 

As Chief Communications Officer to a crypto/blockchain-based e-commerce startup, Plaza Systems, David has extensive experience in publishing and marketing communications.

 

#15

Denis Sholokhov

Denis Sholokhov

Denis Sholokhov

Denis has 8 years of working experience in the media industry. In 2009 took a job in a national newspaper. In 2011 he moved to PR and media advertising. At the current moment he has wide experience of working with global brands across several markets in planning and implementation of digital media campaigns. Besides all above, he participated in the development of marketing analytics products, including automatization of data gathering and visualization. One of the Bazista founders, responsible for marketing and promotion of the platform.
 

Denis has 8 years of working experience in the media industry. In 2009 took a job in a national newspaper. In 2011 he moved to PR and media advertising. At the current moment he has wide experience of working with global brands across several markets in planning and implementation of digital media campaigns. Besides all above, he participated in the development of marketing analytics products, including automatization of data gathering and visualization. One of the Bazista founders, responsible for marketing and promotion of the platform.
 

Denis has 8 years of working experience in the media industry. In 2009 took a job in a national newspaper. In 2011 he moved to PR and media advertising. At the current moment he has wide experience of working with global brands across several markets in planning and implementation of digital media campaigns. Besides all above, he participated in the development of marketing analytics products, including automatization of data gathering and visualization. One of the Bazista founders, responsible for marketing and promotion of the platform.
 

Denis has 8 years of working experience in the media industry. In 2009 took a job in a national newspaper. In 2011 he moved to PR and media advertising. At the current moment he has wide experience of working with global brands across several markets in planning and implementation of digital media campaigns. Besides all above, he participated in the development of marketing analytics products, including automatization of data gathering and visualization. One of the Bazista founders, responsible for marketing and promotion of the platform.

 

#123

Vladan Podjanin 

Vladan Podjanin 

Vladan Podjanin

Vladan is a cryptocurrency expert and blockchain enthusiast. He is an advocate of bitcoin since its very early days. He also has a strong background in architecting, designing and implementing IT systems and infrastructure in enterprise environments.

Vladan is a cryptocurrency expert and blockchain enthusiast. He is an advocate of bitcoin since its very early days. He also has strong background in architecting, designing and implementing IT systems and infrastructure in enterprise environments.

Vladan is a cryptocurrency expert and blockchain enthusiast. He is an advocate of bitcoin since its very early days. He also has a strong background in architecting, designing and implementing IT systems and infrastructure in enterprise environments.

HO JAE

Ho Jae Kim

Ho Jae Kim

Ho Jae Kim

Ho Jae Kim is both artist and art collector, a combination unorthodox to some people. Recent outcome of this conceptual art collecting is The Erased Rauschenberg, currently in auction through the sponsorship of The New Museum. He has worked with artists who are well versed in social change and technology.

Ho Jae Kim is both artist and art collector, a combination unorthodox to some people. Recent outcome of this conceptual art collecting is The Erased Rauschenberg, currently in auction through the sponsorship of The New Museum. He has worked with artists who are well versed in social change and technology.

Denis has 8 years of working experience in the media industry. In 2009 took a job in a national newspaper. In 2011 he moved to PR and media advertising. At the current moment he has wide experience of working with global brands across several markets in planning and implementation of digital media campaigns. Besides all above, he participated in the development of marketing analytics products, including automatization of data gathering and visualization. One of the Bazista founders, responsible for marketing and promotion of the platform.
 

Ho Jae Kim is both artist and art collector, a combination unorthodox to some people. Recent outcome of this conceptual art collecting is The Erased Rauschenberg, currently in auction through the sponsorship of The New Museum. He has worked with artists who are well versed in social change and technology.
 

Ho Jae Kim is both artist and art collector, a combination unorthodox to some people. Recent outcome of this conceptual art collecting is The Erased Rauschenberg, currently in auction through the sponsorship of The New Museum. He has worked with artists who are well versed in social change and technology.

 

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