Justin Simpson : Director, Archivematica Technical Services

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Justin Simpson

Justin Simpson

Justin is responsible for analyzing, designing and developing the Archivematica system architecture in close collaboration with Artefactual’s developers and systems analysts. He is also Project Manager on Artefactual’s major Archivematica development projects, working closely with development partners to create features that meet both their needs and the needs of the broader digital curation community. He has 12 years of programming and database administration experience, including directing the daily operations of large data-intensive, multi-tiered web applications.

Justin is a self described data geek; when he was younger he used to make bar graphs with his smarties before eating them. He has taught Database Administration and Unix Systems Administration at BCIT and the BC Open University. He volunteers at FreeGeek Vancouver, where he serves on the board of directors as Treasurer.