Rob Fields brings over three decades of marketing, programming and cultural advocacy, general business experience to his work as an arts leader. Rob is the former president and executive director of Weeksville Heritage Center, the Brooklyn-based cultural center and historic house museum. Additionally, he is the founder of NBI Festival, a celebration of the Black people and ideas that are pushing contemporary culture forward. Over the course of his career, he’s been a marketer for big brands, cultural institutions and indie artists; a cultural programmer; a publisher of an online magazine for over a decade; and has written about the connection between marketing, business and contemporary culture for Forbes.com and Huffington Post, among the several outlets where his work has been published.
Fun fact: In 2020, he had his first photograph published in The NY Times.