Magnus Resch, PhD

Magnus Resch

Magnus Resch, Ph.D. is an academic and entrepreneur in the art market. In 2018 he was appointed Professor of Management at Zagreb School of Economics and Management. Since 2014 he holds similar positions at Columbia University, New York; the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and Leuphana University, Germany.

Magnus’ research area is the art market and the intersection of art and business. He published several books on this topic, including the bestsellers “Management of Art Galleries” and “100 Secrets of the Art World”. In 2018 he co-authored the paper “Quantifying reputation and success in the art”, which was published in Science and covered by over 60 newspapers globally.

Magnus is also a serial 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. In 2016 he launched the Magnus app, which works like Shazam for Art. Leonardo DiCaprio is an investor and advisor to the company.

Magnus’ activities have been covered in a Harvard Business case study and newspapers from around the world, including The New York Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, South China Morning Post, Bild. Magnus studied business at Harvard, the London School of Economics and the University of St. Gallen. He lives in New York City.