Andrew Perti is the Founder and Executive Director of the Seattle Interactive Media Museum. His roles at SIMM are numerous including developing institutional policy, cultivating relationships with individuals and organizations, and interactive exhibit conceptualization. For over three years since founding SIMM, Perti has been researching and developing UMLAUT, or Ubiquitous Museum, Library, Archive Unification Toolset. UMLAUT is a modern conceptual framework for organizations to manage their collections and govern the execution of internal policies and logistics.
Perti also co-develops and facilitates research seminars conducted by Dr. Jinha Lee at the University of Washington iSchool. These seminars revolve around developing video game metadata profiles containing intellectual and experiential descriptors for future standardization and subsequent utilization in collections databases. Perti's and additional published works on this subject may be found at: http://gamer.ischool.uw.edu/publications/