David Dombrosky brings over eighteen years of experience in arts management and nonprofit technology to his work as Chief Marketing Officer for InstantEncore, a U.S.-based company providing performing artists and arts organizations with 21st century tools to engage today's audiences.
As a trusted guide in the arts industry, he frequently writes and presents on the uses of technology within arts management, most recently for: Performing Arts Exchange, Arts Midwest, Theatre Communications Group, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, National Performance Network, National Arts Marketing Project Conference, National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture, Opera America, and more.
Prior to joining the InstantEncore team, David established his own arts and technology consultancy and served as the Executive Director of the Center for Arts Management and Technology (CAMT), an applied research center at Carnegie Mellon University investigating ways in which technology can improve and enhance the practice of arts management. At CAMT, he guided the development of Technology in the Arts, a collection of services exploring the intersection of arts management and technology through research, articles, podcasts, and professional development offerings. Additionally, David taught courses on U.S. cultural policy and arts leadership challenges for Carnegie Mellon’s Master of Arts Management program.
Before his tenure at Carnegie Mellon, David spent eight years at the South Arts (aka Southern Arts Federation), where he designed and managed both regional and national programs in the visual, performing, media and literary arts. In 2007, Americans for the Arts honored his service to the arts industry with its Emerging Leader Award.
David holds a Master of Arts in Communication Studies and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Speech Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.