Chad Weinard is a technologist and digital strategist for museums. Most recently he was director of digital media at the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, where he led a team developing mobile, web, video and in-gallery experiences for museums. Previously, Chad led digital engagement initiatives at the North Carolina Museum of Art, including web, mobile, in-gallery technology and social media. He also designed ArtNC, the NCMA's innovative teacher resource and professional development tool. (Muse Award 2012, Best of the Web 2013.) His background is in fine arts, design and web development; he studied the history of modern and contemporary art at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU (ABD) and design and technology at ITP, NYU.