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A global museum built from the bottom up | Michael Edson | TEDxTysons
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Added Sep 16, 2016
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Our networks and our audience can do more and know more than we can by working on our own. UN Live—Museum for Humanity, is a new institution being designed to reconnect humanity with the founding vision of the United Nations.

Michael Edson is a strategist and thought leader at the forefront of digital transformation in the cultural sector. Michael is the co-founder, associate director and head of digital at the UN Live—Museum for Humanity, a new institution being designed to reconnect humanity with the founding vision of the United Nations and catalyze global effort towards accomplishing its goals.

Michael is also a Presidential Distinguished Fellow at the Council for Libraries and Information Resources (USA); he serves on the Open Knowledge Foundation’s OpenGLAM (Gallery, Library, Archive, and Museum) advisory board. Michael was formerly the Smithsonian Institution’s Director of Web and New Media Strategy and he was named a "Tech Titan: person to watch" by Washingtonian magazine.

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