Megan Clarke to Lead Information Technology at AMPAS

Megan Clarke has been promoted to the newly-created role of managing director, information technology, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In her new role, she will lead its technology strategy.

Clarke—who will report to Academy COO Ric Robertson—will supervise the Academy’s transition to electronic voting for the upcoming 85th Academy Awards.

Her responsiblities also include consolidation of multiple databases used by different arms of the Academy, as well as developing a new approach to digital asset management. The aim is to ensure that millions of Academy assets, including the posters and still photographs housed at the Margaret Herrick Library, will be digitized, archived and made accessible.

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