Lauren Kochian has been serving as President of the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology since August 2018. Prior to her time at the MOST, she has more than 18 years of fund development, marketing and public relations experience.
Her previous roles include marketing and development for Arc of Onondaga and Syracuse Stage, and public relations for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. Kochian also serves on the board of GiGi’s Playhouse.
Kochian is the fourth president of the MOST and second woman to head the Museum. A Syracuse native, Lauren is a graduate of the ESM School District, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School and a Master of Science in Media Management from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School & Whitman School of Management.