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. Elena is a collector of crypto and digital art and loves discovering and supporting emerging new media artists. 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.

Well-positioned within the global art and tech space and aware of its great potential, New Art Academy’s next step is to create the first-ever contemporary and digital art fair, CADAF.

CADAF’s first edition will take place May 3-5, 2019 in New York and will coincide with Frieze and TEFAF international art fairs.