Neal  Stimler

Neal Stimler

Neal takes an interdisciplinary approach to humanistic scholarship and museum work that is informed by art history, cultural studies, digital technology and sociology. Neal is a 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 digital media initiatives. He participates globally in conferences, projects and publications. Neal advocates for digital humanities and design thinking methods of collaborative practice in museums. He is committed to strengthening digital preservation in museums and encourages museums to open access to their collections for use by the public. Neal is a social media expert, having been a social media curator for conferences such as Museums and the Web, The Museum Computer Network and THATCamp. He was one of the #ifihadglass winners and one of the first Google Glass Explorers in the cultural heritage and museum sectors. Stimler’s current interests focus on humanistic enlightenment, digital aesthetics and museums as social businesses in the sharing economy. Find Neal on: Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: