When you think of New York City’s world-famous Metropolitan Museum of Art, social media probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.
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Sree Sreenivasan will become the first chief digital officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art after serving in that role at Columbia University.
Decades before he became Columbia University’s resident digital journalism sage, Sreenath Sreenivasan was just a kid growing up a stone’s throw from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, spending most of his time in the Ancient Playground in Central Park next door. Now, after creating the South Asian Journalists Association, founding DNAinfo.com, and spending 21 years mentoring a generation of journalists, Sreenivasan will be moving 34 blocks south to take up residence as the Met’s first chief digital officer.
Sree Sreenivasan has taken on a new leadership position at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Chief Digital Officer, in charge of shaping the institution’s social, mobile and online future. Is this the future of museums?
“My job isn’t just to help with the online traffic but also the in-person experience,” he said. “In the end, it’s all about storytelling.”
Sree Sreenivasan’s official Twitter handle is nothing short of impressive.
A longtime presence in Columbia's hallowed halls moves across Manhattan.
Journalism's loss will be the art world's gain.
Sree Sreenivasan, who (for better or worse) was the direct cause of my starting this blog, has just been named as the Metropolitan Museum’s first chief digital officer (effective Aug. 12). Less tha...
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