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, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Esquire, and PC Magazine for his work in design, technology, and business. He holds 5 patents in the area of mobile technology.
Nancy Baker Cahill is an artist working at the intersection of fine art, new media and activism. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of 4th Wall, a free Augmented Reality (AR) public art platform exploring resistance and inclusive creative expression.
Through 4th Wall, she initiated Coordinates, an ongoing series of curated, collaborative, and site-specific AR public art exhibitions. Her solo AR public art installations include the Desert X Biennial (2019), Facebook’s Artist in Residency (2019), Liberty Bell for Art Production Fund (2020, six locations) and SXSW (2021). She is the recipient of an ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation and is one of ten artist scholars in the Berggruen Institute’s inaugural 2020 Transformations of the Human Fellowship.
Baker Cahill is a TEDx speaker and was the subject of a 2019 Bloomberg Media Art + Technology short documentary. In 2019, she received an “Impact Maker to Watch” award at LA City Hall and was named by the LA Times as one of the ARTS Faces of the Year.
Ben Vickers is a curator, writer, publisher, technologist and luddite. He is CTO at the Serpentine Galleries in London, co-founder of Ignota Books and an initiator of the open-source monastic order unMonastery.
Mark Sabb is the Senior Director of Innovation, Marketing, & Engagement at The Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. Mark joined MoAD in 2015 and oversees the Museum’s expansion of digital engagement along with on-site implementations of Augmented and Virtual reality. Mark is also a digital strategist, artist, and designer dedicated to the intersection of arts and community. Through independent collaborations and solo exhibitions Mark has cemented himself as a cutting-edge digital artist in San Francisco.