Speaker: Douglas Hegley

Company: Minneapolis Institute of Art

Position: Chief Digital Officer

Douglas Hegley moved into the world of museum technology in 1997, following earlier stints within higher education and pediatrics research. During 14 years at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, he focused on implementing technology that served the mission of the institution, and on creating a collaborative and open technology operation. Later, his focus turned to the production and management of digital content, and sharing it across audiences.

In 2011, he joined the staff of the Minneapolis Institute of Art as its first senior executive responsible for technology and digital media. Mr Hegley’s current responsibilities include setting the vision and strategy for the technology and digital media initiatives at the museum, and leading projects through to completion. With his formal background in Psychology, he has an underlying focus on human-computer interaction and the capacity for technology to augment and enhance the ways that people accomplish their goals.

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