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Brendan Ciecko

Brendan Ciecko is the founder and CEO of Cuseum, a platform that helps museums and cultural organizations engage their visitors, members, and patrons. Ciecko has been building technology since the age of 11 and has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as being one of America’s top entrepreneurs under 30. Ciecko has been featured in The New York Times, WIRED, The Guardian, Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Esquire, and PC Magazine for his work in design, technology, and business. In addition, Ciecko currently sits on the Steering Committee of the Museum Council at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Digital Advisory Board at the Neue Galerie New York, and the Community Advisory Board for the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts, and mentor at MIT Enterprise Forum Poland. He holds three patents in the area of mobile technology.

Recent Posts by Brendan Ciecko

How Museums Can Generate Revenue Through Digital Content and Virtual Experiences

Category: Alliance Blog
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced museums of all kinds to close their doors, many have responded by shifting their attention to engaging audiences through virtual and remote channels. …

4 Ways Museums Can Successfully Leverage Digital Content and Channels during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Category: Alliance Blog
In the age of coronavirus (COVID-19), museums are facing unprecedented difficulties and uncertainty. In the past weeks, three-quarters of museums have shut down, starting with behemoths …

Museopreneur: How museums are leaping into new business models with entrepreneurial spirit

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. mu·se·o·pre·neur | myüzē-äp(r)ə-ˈnər  Noun: one who embraces or assumes …

Attack of the 100-Year Old Startup

Category: Alliance Blog
At first glance, museums and startups may not seem to have an overwhelming amount in common. The majority of museums are not-for-profit, mission-driven institutions and operate in a …

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