Dallas Museum of Art, August 29, 2018 – Agustín Arteaga, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, today announced the appointment of Amir Tabei as the Director of Information Technology and Digital Media. Mr. Tabei brings to his new role over 30 years of senior management practice in information technology, product development, consulting and business development.
With extensive experience in nonprofit operations, Tabei currently serves as Director of Engineering Group for Techbridge, Inc., an international nonprofit providing IT consulting in seven countries to thousands of nonprofit organizations. He is the former Chief Technology Officer of NPower Texas, a not-for-profit that provides IT consulting to Texas nonprofit organizations, and former Director of Technology at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, where he led the IT strategy along with business and operational systems. He will assume his new position at the DMA on September 4, 2018.
“We are excited to welcome Amir Tabei to the DMA as our Director of Information Technology and Digital Media. He is a proven leader, with a notable record of achievement at nonprofit organizations,” said Arteaga. “His tremendous expertise and deep understanding of technology’s current and future role assures us that Amir is the right person to integrate and apply new trends in technology and digital media across the Museum to reach diverse audiences and achieve our strategic goals.”
In his new role, Tabei will oversee the Museum’s technology and digital initiatives, as well as staff in the areas of systems administration, software and web development, multimedia, and intellectual property and rights administration. He will manage a diverse range of projects, many of which will chart the future of digital media and technology for the Dallas Museum of Art.
“I am honored to join such an iconic museum and bring my broad technology experience to an organization that resonates so deeply with our community,” added Tabei. “I look forward to leading the DMA’s Information Technology and Digital Media team and helping the Museum achieve growth, create more engaging experiences, and bring art and people together by enhancing technology and digital platforms.”
Tabei joined TechBridge in January 2015 through the acquisition of Aidmatrix, a nonprofit that provided supply chain management platforms for nonprofits involved in international aid for disaster, medical and hunger relief. Prior to his nonprofit career, Tabei held several management positions with companies within software development and telecom sectors.
Projects completed under Tabei’s direction have earned widespread industry recognition, including the Oracle Universal Content Management Implementation Award, Platinum Award for Best Overall Internet Site and Gold Award for Best Health/Healthcare Content, Webaward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Site Development and a Webby Award Nomination.
Tabei holds a Business Intelligence Graduate Certification from SMU Cox School of Business and an Associate of Arts degree in General Studies from Richland College.
About the Dallas Museum of Art
Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation, and public engagement. At the heart of the Museum and its programs is its global collection, which encompasses more than 24,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. Located in the nation’s largest arts district, the Museum acts as a catalyst for community creativity, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary events, and dramatic and dance presentations. Since the Museum’s return to free general admission in 2013, the DMA has welcomed more than 4 million visitors. For more information, visit DMA.org.
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