Mark Best '00

Founder, authenticate.ai

Mark is Founder of the art & technology startup, authenticate.ai, a platform for licensed appraisers and art advisors.  Prior to going out on his own, Mark ran Strategy & Corporate Development for Sotheby’s, where he was responsible for Data Strategy and a strategic M&A program in the face of digital-first competition.  After completing a MA in Art History at Boston University, Mark spent nearly 10 years in Investment Research at firms such as Goldman Sachs and Evercore.  Mark completed his MBA at the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.

Mark believes that the business leaders of tomorrow will need strong a cross-disciplinary approach to focus those with technical expertise on real-world problems.

Mark encourages Princeton undergraduate and graduate students to contact him through TigerNet or LinkedIn.