A recent transplant to DC, Don hails from NYC where he was the founding manager of the MediaLab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In addition to his work in the Maker Hub, Don is also a visiting researcher in the CCT program.
Don serves as the leader of the Labs group for the Vatican Arts and Technology Council, which meets annually in Rome to develop new uses of art and technology in promotion of the mission of the Holy See.
Don is an expert consultant for Creative Museums, a Erasmus+ funded project to help European Museums connect with maker communities.
He is also an Innovation Strategist for Hyphen Hub, an NYC-based international network of new media artists and thought leaders connecting art, technology and business.
Don speaks around the world on the topic of museums, open data, hacking, and creative technology, promoting new uses of cultural collections.
In his spare time, Don like to play saxophone and pet cats.