Sam Gustman

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Chief technology officer (CTO) of the Shoah Foundation since 1994, Sam Gustman was responsible for overseeing the move of the foundation’s archives from Universal Studios to USC in 2006, at which time he joined ITS. Gustman is also associate dean at the USC Libraries, where he holds a faculty appointment, and executive director of the USC Digital Repository.

Gustman has more than twenty years of leadership experience in information technology. He has been the primary investigator on National Science Foundation research projects with a cumulative funding total of more than $8 million. He has given presentations at professional conferences. He has a bachelor of science in engineering, with a focus in computer engineering, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

USC Shoah Foundation Institute Patents:
  • Method and Apparatus for Management of Multimedia Assets (Number: 5,813,014)
  • Method and Apparatus for Cataloging Multimedia (Number: 5,832,495)
  • Digital Library System (Number: 5,832,499)
  • Digital Library System (Number: 6,092,080)
  • Method and Apparatus for Management of Multimedia Assets (Number: 6,199,060)
  • Method and Apparatus for Cataloging Multimedia (Number: 6,212,527)
  • Digital Library System (Number: 6,353,831)
  • Method and Apparatus for Management of Multimedia Assets (Number: 6,477,537)
  • Method and Apparatus for Cataloguing Multimedia Data (Number: 6,549,911)
  • Method and Apparatus for Cataloguing Multimedia Data Using Surveying Data (Number: 6,574,638)
  • Surveying System and Method (Number: 6,581,071)

sgustman@usc.edu