Robert Checchi is the Director of Museum and Special Projects at yU+co, a Hollywood-based innovation studio. At yU+co, Checchi specializes in digital experiential design, specifically augmented reality, visualizations utilizing machine learning, large-scale projection mapping and 3D creative programming for entertainment and education. Before joining yU+co, Checchi was an award-winning senior designer at the J. Paul Getty Museum. As senior designer, Checchi oversaw both temporary and permanent collection exhibition development, design, fabrication and installation including all aspects of exhibition and environmental graphics, spatial design, display furniture and promotional branding for both print and web. From 1993 to 2000, Checchi was the lead exhibition designer and chair of the signage department at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York.