Team

Our team consists of experienced professionals specializing in the art market, financial markets, IT, and data management. We also invite and consult with specific specialists where necessary.

Ornela Ramašauskaitė

Co-Founder, CEO

Ornela is artXchange’s Global art expert and CEO with more than ten years of experience working on art consultations and investments, including the collecting and acquiring of works of art.
She is the Ambassador of the Modigliani Opera Vision in 70+ countries at the Fondazione Amedeo Modigliani (Italy) (the Amadeo Modigliani Foundation).

Ornela purchased her first work of art while studying at the Vilnius Academy of Arts. Her passion for art economy led her to work at an art auction house, gallery and art fair.

She is a former public adviser for cultural affairs to the Prime Minister of Lithuania and a former Lithuanian delegate, contributing expertise on the project “Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe.”

She is currently a board member of the Lithuanian Marketing Association (LiMA) and the Responsible Business Association of Lithuania (LAVA). She is also an expert for the Lithuanian Council for Culture, a member of the Strategic Council for Lithuania’s Image at The Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, founder of the Institute of Trends and a PhD candidate.

 

Vaida Vaižmužytė

Co-Founder, General Manager

Vaida is a general manager at artXchange, responsible for the smooth running of all processes, as well as risk management and value creation for all interested parties.

Vaida has a PMP project manager certificate and has managed many multi-million-dollar projects in the IT and telecommunications sectors for almost a decade. She headed the data centres and IT departments for several corporations. 

Vaida is also a board member of the Lithuanian Vipassana (meditation) Association.

Eimantas Gudonis

CFO

Eimantas is the financial director of artXchange, responsible for investment management and budget control. Eimantas has almost ten years of experience in the financial sector. He participated in one of the largest bond issuing on the Baltic Nasdaq Stock Exchange and share distribution (ibid.).

Eimantas’s interest in the field of investment in works of art provides us with the best financial solutions for our clients.

 

Sandra Klimovič

Communication Specialist

Sandra in artXchange Global is responsible for data analysis, content creation, and project applications development and management.

Sandra Klimovič has a Law degree, worked in a Law firm, and has five years of experience in project writing and management (raising over €1 million). She has also provided training in project preparation themes. Sandra is passionate about art; writes articles on art investing, art psychology and history.

Ugnė Nagrockaitė

Communication Specialist

Ugnė is responsible for communication, preparation of the art market data reviews and information management of the interested parties and stakeholders.

Ugnė studied Contemporary Art Practice at the prestigious Robert Gordon University in Scotland, followed by later studies in the Czech Republic, and improved her skills in Peacoks Visual Arts | Center for Contemporary Art and Hospital Fields Art Center galleries in the UK. Ugnė is also an artist, whose creative work was awarded scholarships. Her works can be found in various exhibitions. What is more, Ugnė is aware of investing particularities and works with the Interactive Brokers platform, making her one of the best communication specialists  combining knowledge of art and financial markets.

Rahul Yadav

Adviser for the Investment and Development

Rahul is an artXchange Global Advisor and Independent Investment Expert with more than 30 years of international experience with banking and investment management in New York, Singapore, Delhi and Dubai.

Rahul is the Founder & CEO of Citix Capital and Consultants, a company specialising in capital management for ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Rahul is a former Partner and Managing Director with CVCI (Citi Venture Capital International), a leading private equity arm of Citigroup with over US$ 6 billion in equity, as well as Partner and Managing Director of TRG Management (Singapore).

Rahul was a Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch and Citibank India. He was also a Director and India Head of Structured Finance at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell (Deutsche Bank).

Rahul was a postgraduate at the University of Oxford, England, where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship and received a master’s degree. Rahul began his career at Prudential Bache, New York, where he became interested in investing in works of art

Council for arts

The Council for Arts combines art historians and critics with NFT and financial professionals. The Council makes decisions concerning the strategic direction relating to the investment in works of art and the ethics of deals. The Council invites external specialists if needed.