Brendan Ciecko is the founder and CEO of Cuseum, a platform that is designed to help museums accelerate visitor and member engagement.
Ciecko founded Cuseum in 2014 with the mission of helping museums, public attractions, and nonprofits engage their visitors and members using the power of digital. Today, Cuseum works with over 250 cultural institutions around the world. The company has raised over $1.4M in funding, and is backed by Techstars, one of the world’s top startup accelerators.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ciecko and his team at Cuseum have devoted incredible time and energy to supporting the cultural community, offering weekly webinars to help institutions navigate “the new normal.” With guest speakers from institutions such as Smithsonian Institution, The Franklin Institute, Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Museum of Art and more, these weekly webinars have been an invaluable resources to museum and cultural professionals during this challenging time.
Ciecko is also very actively engaged in the cultural community. He currently sits on the Steering Committee of the Museum Council at Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Community Advisory Board for the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts. He has also served on the Massachusetts “It’s All Here” Advisory Board, Board of Washington Gateway Main Streets, Boston’s ONEin3 Council, Digital Advisory Board at the Neue Galerie New York, and Regional Leadership Team of Technology for Obama.