Neal Stimler (US)
Digital Asset Specialist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Digital Content Strategist and Museum Technology Trend Forecaster
- Will bring both Google Glass and Moto360 to Aarhus
- Attending his first European J. Boye conference
Neal is an Digital Asset Specialist in the Digital Media Department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art where he forecasts digital trends, leads digitization efforts and manages special initiatives such as the Google Art Project.
Stimler is a Google Glass Explorer and participates in experimental programs with The Met Media Lab. Neal advocates for digital humanities methods of collaboration and inquiry as the core of museum practice.
He is committed to strengthening digital preservation in museums as they become vital stewards of digital culture. Stimler encourages museums’ to open access and use of the shared cultural heritage resources in their repositories for the humanistic benefit of the public.
Neal is also Former Social Media Curator of Museums and the Web.
Neal organized the first crowdsourced YouTube panel, “Philosophical Leadership Needed for The Future: Digital Humanities Scholars in Museums,” for the 2011 Museum Computer Network Conference.
More resources related to Neal Stimler
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art blog post: New and Familiar Pilgrimages: Viewing The Cloisters with Google Glass
- J. Boye Aarhus 14 conference news: Digital trends: from fixity to flux