Tom Zaller, the CEO and founder of Imagine Exhibitions, Inc has been creating immersive, travelling exhibitions for the museum sector for over two decades.
An experienced CEO and operator with great expertise in museums and immersive experiences, Zaller has been a leader in the travelling exhibition business for over 25 years, having been the driving force behind over 50 unique, entertaining and educational touring exhibitions in over 30 countries.
Working with many of the world’s leading museums, science centers, zoos and aquariums, Zaller and his company, Imagine Exhibitions are recognised as trusted partners in delivering the compelling story-driven immersive experiences.
Notable exhibitions include BODIES…The Exhibition, Jurassic World: The The exhibition, Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, REAL BODIES The Exhibition, Dinosaurs in Motion, The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, and Star Trek: The Exhibition. Zaller has worked with museums around the world including The Field Museum, Space Center Houston and The Franklin Institute.
In addition to producing traveling exhibitions, Zaller served as the Founding Director of Singapore’s ArtScience The museum, where he collaborated with multiple local and global teams to carefully craft the museum’s identity and structure. He also developed overall programming, staffing, marketing, and operations for the museum. It is is now a popular destination and a notable feature on the Singapore skyline.
With regard to Covid and its impact on the travelling exhibition business, Zaller is working closely with his clients around the world to help them through the crisis. “In many ways’, he says, “it is too early to tell how exactly this will play out for our industry. But we are excited about the idea of innovation and are ready to adapt as the world continues to change”.