About Jennifer De La Cruz

Jennifer De La Cruz is director of brand and marketing communications at the Computer History Museum. Jenny joined the Museum in September of 2011 and is responsible for writing, editing, and project managing online and printed materials that support the Museum's communications, interpretation, and overall marketing strategy. She has worked at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the San Jose Museum of Art. Jenny holds bachelor's degrees in art history and English from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a master’s degree in art history from San José State University. She is a regular contributor to Hi-Fructose magazine.

Articles by Jennifer De La Cruz(11)

Building the Cathedral of Technology: The Fellow Awards at the Computer History Museum

Building the Cathedral of Technology: The Fellow Awards at the Computer History Museum

 Apr 27, 2018 Remarkable People
“How can you not be romantic about baseball?” Brad Pitt, playing longtime Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, asks that at the end of Moneyball—and I have a mentor who likes to remind me of it. In fact, most any problem I have, moments of self doubt, questions about strategy or direction, etc. are usually answered in one of two ways: 1) Jenny, what do you think, or 2) with a sports metaphor—and Beane’s quote is a favorite . . . for good reason. Stay with me. Read More
Documenting the 8-bit Generation & Beyond: An Interview with Filmmakers Tomaso Walliser and Bruno Grampa

Documenting the 8-bit Generation & Beyond: An Interview with Filmmakers Tomaso Walliser and Bruno Grampa

 Mar 21, 2018 CHM Live
The worldwide impact of the personal computing revolution is no secret. Its breakthroughs are now clutched tightly in the palms of our hands and integrated throughout industries across the globe. Embedded in each of these devices is the spirit of an entire generation. Read More
An Inspired Year: Preserving the Legacy and Advancing the Future of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

An Inspired Year: Preserving the Legacy and Advancing the Future of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

 Sep 07, 2017 Exponential Center
Silicon Valley seemed to capture lightning in a bottle overnight. Home to the computing revolution that spawned a culture of risk taking and technological innovation, Silicon Valley is an ethos that extends to frontiers across the globe. From one to one billion, the Valley is founded upon the belief that one idea can create a billion devices that can affect a billion people that can generate billion-dollar industries. This notion of exponential growth, fueled by the power of computing, is the spirit that drives the Valley, transforming it from place to concept, solidifying it as the world’s model for entrepreneurial success. Read More
Decoding Cancer with The Cancer Genome Atlas’ Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen

Decoding Cancer with The Cancer Genome Atlas’ Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen

 Aug 22, 2017 CHM Live
“Some people say, ‘Oh, I have the Monday morning problems’ or the ‘Sunday afternoon blues’ because you have to go to work, but I never have that. I really go to work fully aware of what we are doing and fully aware of the necessity of what we are doing,” said Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen, director of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), during a conversation with CHM Live moderator John Hollar. Read More
How Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Is Engineering Emotional Intelligence

How Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Is Engineering Emotional Intelligence

 Jun 17, 2017 CHM Live
What could your computer or phone do if it knew what you were thinking? Are men or women more expressive? Do cultures express their emotions differently? And what is the Mona Lisa thinking already? Affectiva knows. Read More
A Look Back at 2016 on @CHM

A Look Back at 2016 on @CHM

 Jan 06, 2017 Behind the Scenes
The start of a new year is always an exciting time, a time when the world brims with potential, a time when anything is possible. It’s also a time to reflect on the last year, accomplishments and achievements, what worked and what didn’t. Read More
2016 CHM Fellow Awards

2016 CHM Fellow Awards

 Apr 19, 2016 Remarkable People
On April 16, 2016, Silicon Valley’s most influential technologists traded in their signature jeans and hoodies for suits and gowns as they joined technology leaders, innovators, and visionaries from around the world at the Computer History Museum for its 2016 Fellow Awards. Read More
2015 Computer History Museum Fellow Awards

2015 Computer History Museum Fellow Awards

 Aug 12, 2015 Remarkable People
The Fellow Awards are a long-standing tradition at the Computer History Museum, dating back to 1987 when the Museum inducted its very first Fellow, computer scientist and US Navy rear admiral Grace Hopper. The Fellow Awards are an opportunity for the Museum to celebrate the heroes of computing—men and women who have made major contributions to the computer and software-driven world in which we all live. Read More
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