Adam Cusson, Chief Information Officer

Adam Cusson is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, where he oversees IT operations, data and infrastructure management, enterprise architecture and systems development. He began his career at the MSRB as the Director of Systems Development.

Previously, he was senior director of development at Oracle where he led the SaaS application Eloqua, which processes more than two billion marketing transactions per day. Prior to Oracle, Adam held similar positions at Micro Focus International, NetIQ and Novell. 

Adam studied computer science and electrical engineering at George Mason University and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in information systems from Strayer University. He holds three published patents involving structured social networking.

The MSRB protects investors, state and local governments and other municipal entities, and the public interest by promoting a fair and efficient municipal securities market. The MSRB fulfills this mission by regulating the municipal securities firms, banks and municipal advisors that engage in municipal securities and advisory activities. To further protect market participants, the MSRB provides market transparency through its Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website, the official repository for information on all municipal bonds. The MSRB also serves as an objective resource on the municipal market, conducts extensive education and outreach to market stakeholders, and provides market leadership on key issues. The MSRB is a Congressionally-chartered, self-regulatory organization governed by a 21-member board of directors that has a majority of public members, in addition to representatives of regulated entities. The MSRB is subject to oversight by the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Leah Szarek
Director, Communications