Who is Ideum

Our 40+ employees form an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, software developers, hardware engineers, A/V media specialists, educators, and scientists.
Tomas Durkin
Senior Exhibit Developer

Tom is a Senior Exhibit Developer at Ideum. Tom graduated from the University of California San Diego with a BS in Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts. He also holds an MFA in Web Design and New Media from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Before coming to Ideum, Tom was the Exhibits Development Manager at the Children’s Creativity Museum in SF for 6 and a half years. There he was able to manage and contribute to the full range of the exhibit development process, from initial concept renderings to programming and fabrication.

Tom is passionate about immersive, interactive experiences that leverage tangible objects and physical gestures. In his spare time, he enjoys playing drums and guitar, cooking, playing video games, and working on creative coding projects. He also taught sailing in San Diego for 9 summers. As a California transplant, Tom is learning to take his love for the ocean and find some new outdoor adventures in New Mexico.