Agnes Alfandari, Louvre former Head of Digital, will lead new Firm
Kfar Saba, Israel, and Paris, France – January 14, 2015 – Acoustiguide, the world leading provider of Audio & Multimedia systems for globally renowned museums, such as the Louvre, Metropolitan, Guggenheim, SKD Dresden, NGA Washington DC, Hermitage St. Petersburg and many other venues , announces the formation of FutureM, a Consulting & Planning firm to help museums establish best-practice digital strategies.
Agnes Alfandari, formerly of the Louvre, has been appointed director of FutureM which will be based in Paris, the European capital of culture. She most recently served as the Louvre’s Deputy Director of Cultural Production, overseeing cultural programming of exhibitions, publishing, digital projects and activities, audiovisual productions, guided tours and workshops.
“FutureM will be involved in the future digital development of museums, leveraging our decades of experience to assist with the establishment of best practices in their digital domains,” said Israel Gal, CEO of the Acoustiguide group. “We look forward to helping current and new clients realize their visions of being museums in the digital age.”
The new firm will provide consulting and planning for museums’ and exhibition facilities’ comprehensive digital strategy. Ms. Alfandari and her team will be providing direction across strategic planning, budget appropriation, research, RFPs, conceptualization, and implementation. Recommendations may range from creation and content management to audience development and from guidance to e-business with apps, social media, onsite displays and ticket sales channels.
“After many years working on the Louvre’s digital strategy, I’m excited to work with other museums to create digital programs that best fit their stakes,” said Ms. Alfandari. “I look forward to collaborating with museum leaders across the globe, sharing ideas to enhance their visitors’ experiences.”
Acoustiguide provides the leading audio and multimedia interpretation systems to hundreds of venues worldwide, creating content, software, and customized apps, delivered on its proprietary guiding technology hardware or via tablets and mobile devices. www.acoustiguide.com
Group Marketing Manager, Acoustiguide Group