Frederic Bertley, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
Dr. Frederic Bertley is an immunologist, science educator, and the President and Chief Executive Officer of COSI in Columbus, Ohio. In 2011, he founded The Color of Science™ to highlight and promote the contributions to modern science and engineering by women and persons of color. Prior to coming to Columbus, Dr. Bertley was the Senior Vice President for Science and Education at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In January 2017, Dr. Bertley began leading COSI. In his role as President, Dr. Bertley imagines COSI as the epicenter for all things scientific for the Columbus community.