Vince Ford is the vice president of digital strategy and customer experience for the New York Philharmonic. During his time at the orchestra, the organization has become a model for the field through its use of technology, social media, and self-produced content to build robust digital communities. He previously led digital media for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and worked in various marketing and digital capacities at several software companies.
Mr. Ford is regularly engaged to speak about digital media strategy and trends in the performing arts. He has consulted with arts organizations of all sizes to develop successful digital strategies, including the Detroit Symphony’s live streaming program DSO Live.
In 2019 Mr. Ford completed his doctorate in business at Temple University. He holds an M.B.A. from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Georgia. He studied horn with Jean Martin and Richard Deane.
Mr. Ford joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2020. He also teaches at Columbia University.