Van Malssen

Part-Time Faculty


Driven by a passion for helping organizations build impactful DAM programs, Kara Van Malssen is Managing Director at consultancy AVP. Merging her deep expertise in strategic thinking, user experience design, library science, and business analysis with extensive DAM experience, she helps organizations craft scalable and sustainable asset and data management solutions. Her diverse client portfolio ranges from Fortune 1000 powerhouses to esteemed cultural heritage institutions and transformative non-profits.

Beyond her consulting role, Van Malssen has served as adjunct faculty at New York University and Pratt Institute. She has also developed and led numerous professional seminars and workshops with a variety of national and international organizations.


New York University
M.A., Moving Image Archiving & Preservation

University of Florida
B.A., Film & Media Studies