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Lāth Carlson

Lāth Carlson

Executive Director
Museum of the Future

Lāth Carlson has been at the forefront of technology and museum practice throughout his career and serves as the founding Executive Director of the Museum of the Future, Dubai.

He oversaw the completion of the museum building, as well as the development of exhibitions, technology solutions, staffing, retail operations, event operations, sales, and business planning.

Lāth’s experience in creating exhibitions began in 1991 at the University of New Mexico’s Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. He later worked as an interactive exhibit engineer at the Please Touch Children’s Museum in Philadelphia and the Franklin Institute Science Museum.

From 2012 to 2015, Lāth held the position of Vice President of Exhibits and Content Development at The Tech Museum of Innovation in Silicon Valley. Before assuming the directorship of the Museum of the Future, he was the Founding Executive Director of Living Computers: Museum + Labs in Seattle, Washington.

Lath was a speaker at MuseumNext Portland, Oregon in 2018.

Lāth Carlson