Director of Media Digitization + Preservation
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ABOUT ME

BACKGROUND

Experienced Director Of Technical Operations with a demonstrated history of working on large scale, industry leading media access initiatives. Skilled in Management, Digitization and Quality Assurance, Problem Solving, Product Development, and Media Collection Management.

Extensive experience coordinating between technical teams and business stakeholders. Strong "do-er" mentality with excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail. 2006 Master's degree in Film/Media Studies from the University of East Anglia including a groundbreaking thesis; "Accessing Film Media: Users, e-Commerce and Archives in Cyber-Space."

With over a decade of experience as a Media Archivist in universities, government archives, museums, and the private sector with a focus on Digital Preservation projects, I provide dynamic leadership in support of digital collection building, digital archives, and digital preservation.

•   Secured over $15 Million in Grants for Digitization Projects

•   10 + Years Experience Collaborating on Industry Leading Digitization & Access Initiatives

•   10 + Years of Involvement in AMIA & ARSC and a Record of Scholarly Engagement 


Education

MA FILM STUDIES WITH ARCHIVING • 2007
UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
Norwich, England

Thesis: Accessing Film Media: Users, e-Commerce and Archives in Cyber-Space [2007]

BA FILM STUDIES • 2006
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
Orange, California
Magna Cum Laude

PROFILES

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Inside IU

11 September 2017

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mOVING iMAGE aRCHIVE

18 May 2016

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Pro-Tek 20th Anniversary

14 September 2014


EXPERTISE

Project Planning and Management • Resource and Timeline Management • Agile Project Management • Leadership & Collaboration • Strategic Vision • Risk Assessment • Digital Preservation and Reformatting • Quality Control • Special Collections • Database Design • Cataloging & Metadata • Conservation & Restoration • Vendor Relations • Website and Social Media Management • Grant Writing/Reviewing

PLATFORMS & MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS:

Tableau • JIRA • Box • Kuali Financial System • ePTO • Learning Management Systems • Windows Office Suite • Adobe Creative Suite • WaveLab • VidiCert • MediaInfo/MediaConch • FFmpeg • Diamant Film Restoration Suite & Annotator • FinalCut Pro • GitHub • QCTools • Fedora • Omeka • HydraDAM | Phydo • Avalon Media System • Blacklight • Voyager • Mavis • ArchivesSpace • Archivematica • WordPress • SquareSpace •  Basecamp • Drupal • Survey Monkey • HootSuite