Join us for a Fireside Chat with Richard Entrup to discuss “Metaverse, NFT, and Web 3 – OH MY!” on October 20. We will demystify the terms and supply real world examples on how you can apply the underlying technologies to your business. We will explore together what the Metaverse, NFT’s, and Web 3 might mean for you, your career, and your company.
Join your peers to gain new perspectives, share experiences, and collaborate on real-life solutions to your most pressing problems. Come away with actionable insights and build a strong professional network, as you engage with old friends and make new connections at our In Person meeting on Thursday, 10/20/2022, at The Madison Hotel. Networking starts at 5:30 p.m..
About Richard Entrup:
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, Viacom, and Tiffany & Company. While at Christie’s, where he served as Global CIO/CTO and CDO, he executed the first blockchain art auction and announced NFTs to the traditional art world at the inaugural Christie’s Art & Tech Conference in London, which was focused on art and blockchain: https://www.christies.com/exhibitions/2018/art-and-tech-summit-exploring-blockchain. Richard has been deep down a Web3 / Crypto / Blockchain / Metaverse / NFT / AI Art rabbit hole since 2018 and is very connected in those communities.
Richard is currently a Strategic Advisor and sometimes Investor to many Web3/NFT, AI, and Cybersecurity startups including ClubNFT, House of First, Ask Arthur, CADAF, Entertainmint, Stability.AI, Royal House of Medici, EdgeVideo, and So-Far Online. Richard loves helping innovative Founders and Entrepreneurs build great companies and products. He is also an Advisor at Mayfield Fund and CIO Advisor to Greylock, Lightspeed, Landmark, and HMG Strategy. He is also a Startup Mentor at lead Sport Performance Accelerator in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL, and a Columbia CIO Mentor as part of the Executive Masters in Technology program.
Richard is a Gladwell ‘Connector’ and all about relationships and community building, which makes him a formidable Advisor and Investor for any startup in the Web3 space. Richard has a strong grasp on the business impact and benefits of Web3 and AI as it relates to digital marketing, audience engagement, conversion, retention, and ultimately, revenue. He is also a passionate digital and physical art collector and frequent speaker and panelist on the subject and considered an expert in Web3, NFTs, and art tech community, in addition to over three decades of traditional IT/Technology experience. Richard is also curating several upcoming art exhibits for two of his NFT startups, and one sale will include physical and digital art works by many popular artists, many of which he collects and knows personally.
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