Magnus Resch, 32, is an art market expert, serial entrepreneur and bestselling book author. Magnus’ activities have been widely covered in the international media and in social media.
Magnus is a respected influencer in the art world, both as an academic and entrepreneur. At the age of 20 he co-run an art gallery in Switzerland to finance his university career. In 2012 he co-founded Larry’s List, the world’s premier art collector platform. Magnus is passionate about the economics of the art market. He is author of several books on the art market and teaches art management at leading Universities in Europe.
Magnus also has a track record as tech entrepreneur. At the age of 27, he became Managing Director of Springstar, a Berlin based internet incubator (2500 employees and $2bn revenue). Here he started, failed and exited several internet start-ups, among them Gourmeo.com (a failure), Juvalia.com (that was ok), Gymondo.de ($$), Larryslist.com and magnus.net.
Magnus studied business at Harvard, the London School of Economics, the University of St. Gallen and Hong Kong University. He holds a PhD in Economics, and was awarded scholarships by both the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Swiss National Foundation. Magnus was a soldier in the German Army (Hochzug, Mittenwald), and for twelve years stadium speaker at an ATP Tennis Championship. In 2014 he was awarded Germany’s most prestigious social media prize “The Golden Umberto” for his infamous “Idautit” viral video.