Atiba T. Edwards
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Brooklyn Children’s Museum, USA, Speaker at Communicating the Arts Montreal 2019 & Masterclass 2020
Atiba T. Edwards is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM). At BCM, Atiba oversees finance, human resources, visitor services, marketing, membership, space rentals, facilities and technology.
Atiba was born on the island of St. Vincent in the West Indies and grew up in Brownsville, Brooklyn. He graduated from University of Michigan, where he obtained degrees in Industrial Operations and Engineering and Liberal Arts with a focus in Poetry and Musicology. Prior to Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Atiba was the Director of Operations at Brooklyn East Collegiate, a middle school that is part of the Uncommon Schools network. Previously, Atiba also worked as a Fixed Income Research Analyst within JPMorgan’s Investment Bank where he covered the Automotive Sector and he also worked at Nomura Securities in their High Grade and High Yield Fixed Income Research divisions. Additionally, he is the co-founder FOKUS, an arts not for profit organization that uses the arts to connect and create communities across New York City.