Koven J. Smith, Adjunct Faculty
Koven J. Smith is the principal at Kinetic Museums, which provides consulting services to the museum and non-profit sector. Prior to that, he was Director of Technology at the Denver Art Museum, Manager of Interpretive Technology at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Systems Architect at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Mr. Smith has served as co-principal investigator on the Horizon Report-Museum Edition as well as adjunct faculty in the Arts Administration program at New York University. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Smith served on the board of directors of the Museum Computer Network, and was the conference program co-chair for two of those years. He has also served on the advisory boards for the Americorps Program in Cultural Technology, ArtStor, and ConservationSpace. Mr. Smith has been a featured speaker at a number of conferences, including the Museum Computer Network, Museums and the Web, AAM, MuseumNext, and others. In 2011, Koven founded “Drinking About Museums,” a social meetup for museum professionals that now numbers more than 30 chapters worldwide.
Mr. Smith has a Bachelor of Music, Composition from Berklee College of Music.