Andrew Shum

VP & Director of Product Sotheby's and Founder of Thread Genius, New York, USA
"Join me on the 9th of March where I will be speaking alongside RunwayML and Artrendex on AI Innovations and I will be discussing on the use of AI in forecasting art trends. Learn more on the overview page and register now to be part of this."

Thread Genius is an AI Saas startup that was acquired by Sotheby's early 2018

Andrew Shum is the VP, Director of Product at Sotheby's. Previously, he was the Founder and CEO of Thread Genius, an AI SaaS startup that enabled e-commerce companies to build visual search and discovery experiences within their apps. After Sotheby's acquired Thread Genius in early 2018 for their technology and team, Andrew began leading product development for initiatives that involved scaling Sotheby's business via automation, data transparency, and machine learning. Before founding Thread Genius, Andrew was an engineer at Spotify working on applying machine recommendation algorithms to problems like group  listening sessions, targeting new release ads, and surfacing follow suggestions. Andrew graduated from MIT in 2012 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science