Manish Engineer recently joined SAM as the museum’s first Chief Technology Officer. Prior to SAM, Engineer worked at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) as a Project Director in the membership and development departments. He also worked as MoMA’s IT Associate Director of Applications. Engineer also worked at Penguin Random House on several high profile projects developing apps and complex e-books for former First Lady Michelle Obama, Giada De Laurentiis, and Max Brooks’ World War Z novel. For fun, he has previously performed stand-up comedy throughout New York and held volunteer positions at the Guggenheim and MoMA.