Portrait of Johan Oomen

Network Association Member

Johan Oomen

Foundation Governing Board Member Network Association Member Members Council Member Network Association Management Board Member
Head of Research and Development Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision Netherlands Archive

Johan Oomen is head of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision R&D Department and researcher at the Web and Media group of the VU University Amsterdam. He is an elected board member of the Europeana Association, of the EUscreen Foundation and of CLICKNL, the innovation catalyst for the Dutch Creative Industries. Oomen holds an BA in Information Science and an MA in Media Studies. His PhD research focuses on the relationship between participatory culture and institutional policy. He has worked for the British Universities Film and Video Council and commercial broadcaster RTL Netherlands.