Jason Bailey is well known for his popular art and tech blog Artnome. Having predicted the NFT art explosion back in 2017, he was an early NFT collector and proponent of the CryptoArt movement. As the first collector on SuperRare, Jason introduced the popular marketplace to their very first artists and collaborated with them to introduce NFTs to the traditional art world. Most recently, he founded the GreenNFTs initiative to help explore and promote eco-friendly NFT practices. Jason has written on art and tech for Art in America and the Harvard Data Science Review and has lectured at Christie's, Sotheby's, and top universities and institutions around the world. Prior to ClubNFT, he spent two decades in senior leadership positions at tech startups before launching his own successful tech marketing and business consulting practice in 2019.
ClubNFT's technology and product development are led by CTO Chris King, a full-stack engineer and serial entrepreneur. Chris started his career twelve years ago in FinTech and LegalTech startups, some of which he continues to serve as an Advisor. Chris worked for nearly six years as a senior engineer and tech lead at Google in the LegalWorks department. He has recently begun public speaking engagements on the topic of NFTs and digital art.
Danielle King is the CFO/COO of ClubNFT. Prior to this, she served as the Senior Director of Finance and Management at Greene Naftali Gallery in New York City. Before joining the gallery, Danielle spent eight years as the Manager of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. She received her MBA from Yale School of Management in 2007, having received an AB in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard in 2000. After graduating from Yale, Danielle worked in investment banking, focusing on not-for-profit healthcare, at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. Prior to earning her MBA, she began her career in the art world at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (now MoMA PS1).
Jared is the creator of Levitated.net. Born in 1973 to William and Suzon Davis Tarbell in the high altitude desert city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, he was first introduced to personal computers in 1987. Jared’s love of computation has grown in direct relation to the processing power of these machines. Jared holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from New Mexico State University. He is most interested in the visualization of numerical processes and the life-like properties of complex, computational systems. In June of 2005, Jared co-founded Etsy.com, an online marketplace to buy and sell handmade goods. Jared is an advocate of open source philosophies, and as such, freely distributes his work in modifiable form at both Levitated.net and Complexification.net.
Caroline is CEO and Co-founder of Compute Software, a cloud optimization software company that helps enterprises run optimally on the cloud. Prior to Compute Software, Caroline was Vice President and General Manager of Software at Hewlett Packard Enterprise from 2013 to 2016. She previously held product leadership positions at Yahoo! across the e-commerce, search, and advertising businesses. Before Yahoo!, she spent three years at IBM Global Services as a Senior Consultant in Supply Chain and CRM. Caroline serves as an independent board director for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Morningstar (NASDAQ: MORN). She formerly served on the board of Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST) and as a Strategic Advisor to late stage VC-backed NextRoll Group (formerly AdRoll Group). She holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science, both from Stanford University.
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 by ClubNFT Co-Founder Jason Bailey. 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.
Brian Borack has driven technology companies for the past 20+ years from large software and services companies including BMC Software, SoftServe, Enterasys Networks to software startups including Lane15 Software and RelayiQ. Brian’s career in technology started in 2000 as the co-founder of Lane15 Software, launched out of Austin Venture Labs (part of Austin Ventures). After completing the sale to one of the strategic investors, Brian moved to Enterasys Networks responsible for global and regional resellers, then onto BMC Software running global R&D Operations, and finally to SoftServe as the Chief Operating Officer. Brian left SoftServe in 2018 to pursue another software startup (RelayiQ) where he was a co-founder and CEO. RelayiQ’s mission is to solve the challenge of making data-driven decisions in the Enterprise while leveraging automation. RelayiQ was acquired by Astreya in late 2019 where Brian joined the company to drive software and company strategy and is still with Astreya as the M&A leader looking to drive in-organic growth. Brian also is a startup mentor at the Capital Factory, an active angel investor with Congress Avenue Ventures, and an advisor to a number of technology companies including ClubNFT and BlackCap Co.