Michael Tonge, is the co-founder of The Culture LP and Senior Marketing Manager at the Brooklyn Museum, in the borough that he’s called home his entire life.
Bringing to the table close to a decade of experience in operations, media, and arts marketing he instills a sense of passion and purpose in every project he touches. Professionally, he got his start in operations at J.P. Morgan, before pivoting to the ad world. However arts marketing and event production has always been a side-hustle. Leveraging innovative technology and cultural insight was a core component of his client projects for the likes of Cole Haan, Little Bits, Cafe Bustelo, Macy’s, J.M. Smucker, GE, and more. However, in his latest role, his skillset as a marketing professional and passion for the arts has truly joined forces. Leading the campaign efforts for David Bowie is which drew in over 275,000 visitors to the exhibition, receiving press from Adweek, Fast Company, and more for the innovative partnership with lead sponsor, Spotify.