Devang Thakkar is VP of Consumer Marketplace at Artsy, the world’s leading and largest online platform for collecting and discovering art.
He leads Artsy’s efforts in enhancing the art buying and selling experience with the goal of increasing participation and expanding the overall art market. Devang also oversees Artsy’s auctions business, which provides collectors access to art auctions across the globe presented by premier auction houses, such as Christie’s and Phillips.
Before joining Artsy in 2015, Devang spent 11 years at Microsoft in Seattle where he led the development of major operating systems from Windows XP to Windows 10 and product lines such as Bing apps, MSN, and Microsoft Teams. Devang holds masters degrees in Economics and Computer Science from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Washington.