Executive Director at California African American Museum, USA
George O. Davis joined the California African American Museum (CAAM) in 2015. In addition to leading the museum, his direct responsibilities include strategic planning, budget management, and outreach development to Exposition Park officials and other partners. During his tenure CAAM has begun fulfilling its mission to examine African American art, history, and culture in new and exciting ways—including the presentation of more contemporary and emerging artists and public programs by some of today’s most noted thinkers, doers, and makers—and attendance has more than doubled. Davis previously served as a state-appointed board member for CAAM, starting in 1999.
His professional career has been primarily in the fields of broadcast and entertainment, having served as senior vice president of Technicolor from 2005–7, as well as founding Davis Broadband Group, a digital distribution consulting firm, in 2001. From 1996 –2001 he was a vice president for Sony Pictures Entertainment. Davis was a governor appointee to the California State Bar Board of Governors and the Volunteer State President of AARP California, and served on the board of New Directions for Veterans, an organization that helps veterans and their families.
He holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree from the University of Redlands.
George Davis was at Communicating the Museum LA 2017.