Chad Weinard is currently an independent technologist and digital strategist. He connects people to museums and museums to people. Most recently he was HASTAC's Program Coordinator and, prior to that, Director of Digital Media at the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, where he led a team developing mobile, web, video and in-gallery experiences for museums. Previously, Chad led digital engagement initiatives at the North Carolina Museum of Art, including social media, web, mobile, and in-gallery technology. His background is in fine arts, art history, design and web development.