Penny  Ahlstrand

Penny Ahlstrand

Project Archivist for Google Collection

Pennington Ahlstrand is an archivist who has worked with a lot of corporate archives collections in Silicon Valley (including Apple, Applied Materials, Gordon Moore, SLAC-NAL and Symantec) for the past twenty years. She started her professional career at another museum: the California Academy of Sciences. At CHM, she’s working primarily on the Google Founders Collection. Penny has an MLS from the University of Washington and worked at CalTech for two summers as an undergrad, trying to break an early natural language processing system.