Douglas Hegley

Chief Digital Officer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Douglas Hegley has extensive experience in digital strategy and technology initiatives within the museum and cultural heritage sector. Douglas is currently the Chief Digital Officer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where they drive innovation and new initiatives to connect global audiences with the museum's collection. Prior to this, they served as the Chief Digital Officer at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, overseeing all digital and technology initiatives. Douglas has also held leadership positions at the Museum Computer Network and played a key role in establishing the Digital Media Department at The Met. Douglas Hegley's expertise spans digital strategy, media production, software development, content management, and networking. Additionally, they have worked as a consultant, providing project design and implementation services, staff hiring, and database systems design for various organizations.

Douglas Hegley earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating in 1985. Douglas then pursued a Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology/School Psychology at Adelphi University, completing their studies in 1991.


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  • Chief Digital Officer

    October, 2020 - present

  • General Manager Of Digital Strategy

    July, 2010

  • Deputy CTO

    January, 2000

  • Manager, Desktop Computing And Help Desk

    July, 1997

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