Shyam Oberoi is the Chief Digital Officer for the Royal Ontario Museum where he oversees the Museum’s digital and technology strategy. Before coming to the ROM, he was the Director of Technology and Digital Media at the Dallas Museum of Art, where he led the Museum’s digital and technical initiatives with responsibility for media creation, gallery interactives, technical services and mobile experiences. Previously, Shyam spent nearly a decade at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, where he was responsible for the Museum’s collection information services, digital asset management and related metadata and multimedia initiatives. He is frequent presenter at museum and technology conferences including SXSW, American Alliance of Museums, Museum Computer Network (MCN), and has led a number of cross-institutional collaborative technology projects; most recently, he is a member of the Digital & Data Task Force for Ontario’s data strategy. He has a B.A. in Computer Science from Manhattan College, and an M.A. in English from New York University.
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