Who is Ideum

Our 40+ employees form an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, software developers, hardware engineers, A/V media specialists, educators, and scientists.
Rebecca Shreckengast

Becca is Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Ideum, specializing in exhibition planning and design for museums and corporate clients. She has 20 years of experience directing projects ranging from nature centers and natural history museums, to art, cultural, and historical museums. She received her BA in Industrial Design from Carnegie Mellon and MLA in Museum Studies from Harvard. Becca promotes innovation in areas such as issues-based content, accessible design, and inclusive interpretation.

Becca has implemented story-driven projects with over thirty clients including New York Historical Society, North Carolina Museum of Nature and Science, National Constitution Center, and Museum of International Folk Art. Her team process ensures institutional goals are identified, educational objectives are met, and that clients see themselves in the products of their work.

While Director of Exhibition Experience at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Rebecca gained insight into design that reduces maintenance needs. Her experience value-engineering object displays that meet museum standards, planning relevant experiences that delight visitors, and producing world-class tech and aesthetics, ensures measurable impacts whether the budget is $5,000 or $15 million.