Director of Digital Strategy, Phillips
Megan Newcome is the director of digital strategy at Phillips auction house, where she leads global digital content, communications and marketing initiatives for the company. In 2013, Ms. Newcome produced Paddles ON!, the first auction dedicated solely to digital art at a major international auction house. Credited by Wired Magazine as an “art breakthrough”, Paddles ON! is still widely considered a ground-breaking moment in the field of digital art.
Prior to Phillips, Ms. Newcome managed digital content development at Christie's where she established the company’s first corporate social media channels and digital publishing program. Previous to working in the auction business, Ms. Newcome led global PR efforts for the renowned digital film and design festival, RESFEST, and its associated bi-monthly digital culture magazine RES.