Maria Kessler

Senior Program Manager, Digital Partnerships
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maria Kessler is a digital media veteran with a background in partnerships, content strategy, and business development. She currently leads strategy, planning, and partnership development to enable users around the world to access The Met collection where they are. She is also responsible for increasing the reach and relevance of Met content through strategic distribution partners.
Maria has worked on several licensed properties and digital media projects for the NBA. She also has experience in stock photography where she built Jupiterimage's stock photography product offering by developing distribution partnerships and overseeing worldwide content creation. Maria has experience in the start-up world with an image recognition software company, and she is an alum of Consumer Reports' business development, where she syndicated content to Yahoo!, MSN, FoxNews, and others.

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