About the Author
Dana Mitroff Silvers is a design thinking facilitator and digital experience strategist with expertise launching innovative products and services in museums and mission-driven organizations. She runs the San Francisco Bay Area-based consultancy, Designing Insights.
Dana 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 led a partnership between the museum and the Stanford d.school.
Dana holds an MA in the History of Art from the University of Chicago, and is a frequent lecturer in the museum studies programs at the University of San Francisco and John F. Kennedy University. She has delivered dozens of talks and lectures, and is available for public speaking engagements. She has also authored numerous papers and articles.
Dana is based in Berkeley, CA, and when she’s not working, she’s taking improvisational theater classes at the Berkeley Rep School of Theater.