Sebastian Cwilich is the co-founder, president and COO of Artsy, the leading global platform for discovering and collecting art from the world’s top galleries, museums, art fairs, and auction houses. Previously, Sebastian was an executive at Christie's, where he launched the company's expanded private sales division and was later named the commercial and business director of Haunch of Venison, after Christie's acquired the gallery. Sebastian is also the co-founder and Chairman of ProyectArte, an international nonprofit art school for young emerging artists based in Buenos Aires. Outside of the art world, he has served as an advisor and consultant to businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies across many different industries. Sebastian began his career as a software engineer at AT&T (Bell) Labs.