Chairman of the Board
Adam Chinn is the Executive Vice President, Worldwide Head of Transaction Support at Sotheby’s, responsible for leading the company’s deal making efforts on a global basis. Adam was a partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Art Agency, Partners from October 2014 until its acquisition by Sotheby’s. Before joining Art Agency, Partners, Adam was a co-founder of Centerview Partners LLC, a boutique investment bank. Prior to joining Centerview, Adam was a partner at the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He joined the firm as an associate in 1987 and was a partner of the firm from 1994 until his departure to form Centerview in 2007. During his 27-year career in law and investment banking, Adam advised on several of the most prominent financial institution mergers, as well as significant transactions in media and entertainment. Adam currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City and as a member of the Board of the On Course Foundation. Adam is a graduate of New York University School of Law and Oxford University.