Leonardo/ISAST announces the appointment of Jeffrey N. Babcock as interim executive director of this internationally acclaimed organization that serves a creative network of distinguished scholars, artists and researchers working in the critical field of ArtScience.
A current member and former chairman of Leonardo/ISAST’s governing board, Babcock has over 30 years of experience as a senior nonprofit arts and academic executive, consultant, event and media producer, and entrepreneur. He has served as chief executive and artistic director of both established and start-up cultural, arts and academic organizations.
In announcing Babcock’s appointment, Leonardo/ISAST board chair and attorney Greg Harper said, “The Board welcomes Jeff Babcock as Leonardo/ISAST’s new Executive Director. We look forward to working with Jeff to expand the influence of Leonardo beyond its well-known prominence in the academic community into the larger realms of business, education and social concerns.” Babcock has been actively involved in creative technologies throughout his career, collaborating with arts technology engineers and artists to produce and present complex projects. He continues to be committed to advancing the field by promoting creative and engineering collaborations at the intersection of multiple disciplines.