Katie Kennedy Perez
Katie Kennedy Perez is an art advisor and market expert with over 15 years experience in the international art world. In the past she has worked for renowned auctions houses, such as Christie’s and Phillips, along with galleries and her own private advisory.
Katie’s many years of experience have created an invaluable network and knowledge base. She has curated collections, commissioned art works and designed cultural strategy for hotels, banks, brands and private collectors internationally.
Today she is bringing her knowledge, network and passion to the highly innovative terrain of art x brand collaboration. According to Katie, cultural hierarchies are no longer relevant and collaboration is key. Through ArtFlow, she aims to add value to brands through culturally relevant art programs and initiatives.
‘Today consumers are in search of meaning and values. Forward-thinking brands and companies know that art is an exceptional way to build stories and create emotional connections. It must come from a place of brand authenticity.’
Born in Belfast in 1978, Katie is based in Geneva. She is fluent in English and French.
Laura is a branding & marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in management positions. She pursued marketing and communications studies and holds an Executive MBA from IMD in Lausanne. Her last position was as Global Head of Marketing & Communications at Art Basel where she was in charge of the relaunch of the global brand identity and all integrated marketing & communication measures.
In 2016, she founded her own marketing consulting firm and joined Artflow as partner beginning of 2019.
“Brands need to continuously innovate and make the online experience as unique, cutting-edge and aspirational as possible. This requires disrupting the whole approach to digital - moving away from analog models from the old world to new concepts for brands that move fluidly across analog and digital channels and use their storytelling across multiple media platforms and time, transforming their stakeholders from users to actors in the transmedia experience.”
Born in St. Gallen in 1967, Laura is based in Bern. She is fluent in German, Italian and English.