worldwide, including Christie's LIVE^(TM), theunique real-time Internet bidding service, Christie's Media Library,and a new and advanced digital asset management system. As COO, Christie's Americas, he coordinated and facilitated Christie's back-of-house, auction management, client service, administrative,financial and technology departments.
Prior to joining Christie's, Mr. Foster's experience included substantial consulting engagements in the arts and non-profit arenas, including public/private projects such as Avenue of the Arts in Philadelphia, and with CBS on product development. He also spent seven years in operations and executive management in the steel industry,
> and is a published playwright. He holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Theatre from Claremont McKenna College and an advanced degree in Arts Management from Columbia University.