Dana Mitroff Silvers, Design Thinking Facilitator and Digital Strategy Consultant
Dana is a design thinking facilitator and digital strategy consultant with expertise launching online products in museums and education startups.
She is the former head of the web at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she oversaw the research, development, design, and production of the museum’s award-winning website for over 10 years.
During her tenure at SFMOMA, she spearheaded and drove the website redesign and mobile site launch, championed and put into practice Agile software development and user research practices, and spearheaded a partnership between the museum and Stanford’s d.school.
She was a design catalyst for Stanford Online’s first web-based course on Design Thinking, and runs the blog Design Thinking for Museums. She has taught and lectured for various Bay Area institutions, including the Digital Technologies in Teaching and Learning graduate program at the University of San Francisco and the Museum Studies graduate program at JFK University. She has an MA in Art History from The University of Chicago, and a BA in Journalism from the University of Southern California.
She is based in Berkeley, CA, and when she’s not working, she can be found taking improvisational theater classes at the Berkeley Rep School of Theater.
Danas tags of interest: design thinking, digital strategy, museums, tech