本科毕业于波士顿塔夫茨大学艺术史和经济学专业，随后于杜克大学商学院取得管理学位。毕业后加入德国老牌上市公司artnet — 艺术界的“彭博社”。
Jessica Zhang, Publisher of artnet news China and Director of Greater China at artnet.
Over the past 5 years, Jessica has been overseeing artnet’s China strategy, operation and marketing initiatives. Under Zhang’s leadership, artnet has formed partnerships with key players in the arts and governmental as well as institutions including BMW, Caijing/SEEC Media Group Limited, Sina Corp and China Association of Auctioneers. She also led team to organize a successful full day international summit on the Chinese art market in New York, and facilitated artnet’s appearance and participation at a CCTV-2 program.
In 2015, she launched artnet news China (via wechat account and website, artnetnews.cn) in 2015, which leads the effort to further develop artnet’s brand in China and introduce latest art world news content across Asia . In 2017, she initiated and launched the world’s first art “Mini-Program” on WeChat, a light app that introduces easy artwork search and gallery guides around the world, to Wechat’s over 1 billion users. Zhang has represented artnet at prestigious international art fairs and events, such as Art Basel, Frieze, Venice Biennale and Istanbul Biennial, and speaking engagement at Photofairs Shanghai and San Fransciso, Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania.
A Beijing native, Jessica has graduated from Tufts University in Boston where she studied Art History and Economics, and received her business degree from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.