VP & Curator
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Alana Conner has been named Vice President and Curator of The Tech Museum in San Jose, CA.
Alana Conner, Ph.D., is a science writer and editor whose specialties are culture, psychology, and health. She comes to The Tech from the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), a Stanford University magazine. She has also written for The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic Television, Static, and other science forums.
Prior to becoming a full-time writer and editor, Dr. Conner earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Yale University, a doctorate in cultural psychology from Stanford University, and a postdoctoral certificate in health psychology from the University of California.
About The Tech Museum
The Tech Museum engages people of all ages and backgrounds in science and technology experiences that educate, inform, provoke thought and inspire action. The Tech does this through content and programs featuring “The Spirit of Silicon Valley” inspiring people, inventions and mind-set that continues to make this region the leading source of science and technology innovation.
I am delighted to join the talented team of science communicators at The Tech Museum, one of Silicon Valley’s most venerated cultural institutions. My new position is an ideal career step as it allows me to integrate my background in research and media with my passion for igniting a love of science in everyone.Alana Conner, VP & Curator, The Tech Museum
Alana Conner combines extraordinary understanding of education with a unique skill for communicating with people. These twin strengths will blend beautifully at The Tech Museum of San Jose, allowing The Tech to reach a whole new generation of people around the world. Alana promises to change the way people think about Museums and technology in their daily lives.Mark Lonergan, Founder & Managing Partner, Lonergan Partners