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Robert Stein

Robert Stein is a museum leader, technology expert, and strategist with deep experience in the museum field heading up innovative projects and diverse teams. In April 2016, Rob joined the American Alliance of Museums as the Executive Vice President and Chief Program Officer to lead the organization’s programming efforts in service to both national and global audiences. In that role, Stein is responsible for key strategic initiatives including the expansion of the Alliance’s role as a thought leader, content provider, and global catalyst for excellence in the field of museums. Rob is a sought-after author, speaker, and consultant, focusing on the impact museums can have in their communities, how technology efforts can change the dynamic of museum innovation, and how metrics and measurement can encourage excellence for the practice of museums. ¬ Stein is active in service to the museum field having held positions as a board member of the Museum Computer Network, a member of the International Program Committee of Museums and the Web, and as a National Advisor to the Education Committee of AAM. He is currently a Senior Advisor to the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University.

Recent Posts by Robert Stein

The World Doesn’t Need Another Website

Category: Alliance Blog
And so begins perhaps the world’s worst headline for launching a website. But let’s get real, the last thing this world needs is just another website. Recent data shows that the Internet is …

Museums as Economic Engines: Infographics Released!

Category: Research and Reports
While the Museums as Economic Engines – Full Report gives you all the detail you’ll need to understand the facts of museums’ economic contributions, sometimes you’ll …

Museums and Digital Strategy Today

Category: Technology
Over the past decade, museums around the world have been adapting to the fast-pace of technical change and have debated a variety of approaches to digital strategy and whether to integrate …

Becoming a Data Startup – Part III, Goals

Category: Alliance Blog
Greetings to all you budding data startups! Thanks for checking out this next installment in our series. In this post, we’ll finally be getting some of the ways that we can build data …

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