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Company Overview of The Franklin Institute

Company Overview

The Franklin Institute is a science and technology center that primarily focuses on promoting public understanding of science. The institute operates a science museum, which displays exhibits on subjects such as science and industry, physics, astronomy, and history and The Tuttleman IMAX Theater. In addition, it offers outreach education and access and special needs programs. The Franklin Institute was founded in 1824 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

222 North 20th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103-1194

United States

Founded in 1824





Key Executives for The Franklin Institute

President and Chief Executive Officer
Senior Vice president of Finance and Administration
Vice President of Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Franklin Institute Key Developments

The Franklin Institute Announces Executive Changes, Effective July 1, 2014

The Franklin Institute has announced that Larry Dubinski has been appointed the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization effective July 1, 2014, at which time Dennis M. Wint, Ph.D. will become President Emeritus. Dubinski is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Institute. He also serves as General Counsel and Secretary. Dubinski currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the Temple University Alumni Association. He is also Chairman of the Development Committee of the Association of Science-Technology Centers and Vice President of Congregation Rodeph Shalom.

Dennis M. Wint to Leave The Franklin Institute as President and Chief Executive Officer

The Franklin Institute has announced that after nearly 20 years of transformational leadership, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis M. Wint will conclude his tenure effective December 31, 2014.

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