Odyssey Preservation Software was born from the frustrations and dreams of the historians and software developers at HistoryIT. We are a passionate team dedicated to helping you preserve and share your stories.
When you become an Odyssey user, you get access to all the digital preservation support HistoryIT has to offer. From digital strategy to imaging and metadata, our team of experts is here to help.
Kristen Gwinn-Becker, PhD
Founder & CEO
Kristen Gwinn-Becker is a professional historian, digital strategist and established thought leader in the field of digital preservation. She holds a PhD in U.S. History from George Washington University and has worked for over 15 years in software development. Kristen is a published author, accomplished scholar and experienced public speaker, including her TEDx talk on the Future of History.
Chief Technology Officer
After serving 5-plus years as the Director of Digital Strategy at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Donny joined the HistoryIT team. In addition to overseeing the museum’s digital preservation efforts, Lowe managed all Hall of Fame branded online portals. Before that, he spent 10 years in television production for Nexstar Media Group and Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Chief Operating Officer
With 20+ years experience in both corporate and nonprofit business with roles in operations, software implementation management, marketing and market research, Katie excels at refining the customer experience, finding efficiencies, building capacity and fostering growth. She is a longtime community volunteer having served as the President of the Junior League of Portland, and on the boards of the Miss Maine Scholarship Program, the Falmouth Memorial Library, the Episcopal Communicators and more.
Vice President of Marketing
With an academic background in history and 6+ years in marketing at the Atlanta History Center, Martha is passionate about helping organizations save and share their history. At HistoryIT she helps nonprofits, associations, businesses, teams and more connect with the services, products and resources that best suit their needs. She also leads communications and storytelling consultations for our clients.
Dana Barron, PhD
Director of History Projects
Dana Barron is a professional historian and musicologist. She holds a PhD in Musicology from Indiana University, with a specialization in Renaissance-era music manuscripts, and has archival experience in the United States and Europe. Dana has over 9 years of experience in metadata creation, digital archive strategy and client support. She is an accomplished scholar and public speaker.
Rebecca Enman is a professional archivist with 10+ years of archives and museum experience. She earned an M.A. in Library and Information Science with a Concentration in Archives Management from Simmons University. She is passionate about physically and digitally preserving history and making hidden collections more accessible to the public. Prior to joining HistoryIT, she worked at the Museum of the White Mountains, where she specialized in developing archival processes and best practices for an emerging museum.
Digital Imaging Manager
Daniel has over 10 years of dedicated experience as a photographic professional. He is passionate about using modern photographic technology to bridge the gap between our past and present to preserve it for future generations. Prior to joining HistoryIT, he worked on several world-class projects in New York City’s media industry. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado and studied art history at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy.
Caitlin Hannah is the Sales Manager at HistoryIT. She’s a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority and currently serves as VP of Communication for her chapter’s house corporation board as well as a District Housing Coordinator for the Sigma Kappa National Housing Corporation. Prior to joining HistoryIT, she spent over 6 years building partnerships through her work with OmegaFi.