Digital Public Library of America
Micah May serves as Ebook Consultant to the Digital Public Library of America and drives the DPLA Exchange and related eBook work. He also serves as part-time Director of Technology for Library For All, a DPLA partner that has created open children's books and free reading apps for the developing world and he serves as Sr Expert on Digital Publishing on the Global Book Alliance in Action project, an effort by the Education Development Council to improve the supply of educational reading materials globally. Before joining DPLA Micah was Director of Strategy and then Sr Dir of Business Development & Innovation at the New York Public Library, where he built capacity for innovation and led many groundbreaking projects including the creation of the NYPL Labs, Open Ebooks, the MyLibraryNYC partnership with NYC schools and the open source SimplyE reading app. Micah started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and has a BA from the University of Colorado Boulder and a J.D. from Harvard Law.
Saturday, January 25
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM