Lath Carlson joins the Living Computer Museum
as executive director where he will lead the museum’s daily operations, programming, exhibitions and events. In this role, Carlson will also oversee the development of the Living Computer Museum’s educational and public programs, and lead the expansion of its uniquely interactive technology experiences.
Founded and assembled by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen
, the Living Computer Museum is one of three museums under the Vulcan Inc. umbrella. Opened to the public in 2012, the Living Computer Museum celebrates the achievements of early computer engineers by preserving and maintaining running machines and original software, and making them available to everyone.
Prior to joining the Living Computer Museum, Carlson was vice president of exhibits and content development for The Tech Museum of Innovation
, where he transformed the museum into a community resource for innovation through facilitated museum experiences. Prior to that, Carlson was a senior lecturer at The University of the Arts
in Philadelphia where he taught exhibition materials and technologies in the Museum Exhibition Planning and Design Masters Program.