NEAL STIMLER takes an interdisciplinary approach to humanistic praxis in the cultural sector informed by art history, digital technology, museology and sociology.
He is a creative strategist with experience in collaborative leadership, content management, metadata standards, product demonstration, project management, trend forecasting, user training and workflow design. Stimler is proficient in rights management, with an emphasis on Creative Commons and Open Access policy. Advocate of OpenGLAM and GLAM-Wiki initiatives.
He has competency with design thinking and digital humanities methods. Stimler has expertise in mobile strategy, social media and consumer wearable technology. He has focus on trends in the sharing economy and social business. Stimler has exceptional leadership, communication and presentation skills. He provides critical insight that thoughtfully guides projects at decisive junctures. A self-directed learner, Stimler is able to master new roles, responsibilities and skill sets.
He is the inaugural Head of Public Engagement at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Stimler had a career over a decade at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in successive positions. Stimler was a Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award winner and graduated with honors from Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts in the History of Art and Architecture and an Arts Management Minor.