Speaker: Paul Kahn
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Paul Kahn

90 rue des Archives
75003 France

Paul Kahn is managing director of Kahn+Associates, an information architecture consulting group based in Paris. K+A cultural clients include French Regional & American Museum Exchange (FRAME), Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Institut national de recherches archéologiques preventives (INRAP), and the Mendel Museum of Genetics. Kahn began working with text processing systems as a production editor and analyst at Harvard University in 1977, and served as an application specialist for Atex, Inc. From 1985-1994 he was a member of the hypertext research staff at Brown University's Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship (IRIS). He co-founded Dynamic Diagrams in 1991 and served as its president. In 2000 he served as Chief Technology Officer of Ingenta. He taught interactive design at Rhode Island School of Design for many years and now lectures the mastère multimedia École nationale supérieure des Télécommunications; Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne; and at Media Lab, University of Art and Design, Helsinki (Finland). He is the co-author of Mapping Web Sites (with Krzysztof Lenk), which since its appearance in 2001 has been translated into French, German, Korean, and Spanish.

Paul will demonstrate The FRAME website: A foundation for French/American museum collaboration, cultural diplomacy, and regional tourism. [Demonstration]