Elena Zavelev is a contributor to Forbes magazine and the founder and CEO of New Art Academy, the authority on ArtTech, blockchain and AI for the global art market. Since its launch in 2017, New Art Academy has hosted a number of international conferences and events in partnership with Forbes Media, eBay, Christie’s, NYU, NeueHouse and others.

New Art Academy is the organizer of The Contemporary And Digital Art Fair (CADAF) taking place May 3-5 in New York.

CADAF is dedicated to showcasing the diversity of digital artistic mediums, including immersive installation, video art, virtual reality and creative experiments on the blockchain. It also aims to educate professionals around the world about the latest trends and synergies in art and innovative technology.