Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sarah Cole – Vice President of Visitor Experience, Adler Planetarium

Sarah Cole comes to the Adler with over 10 years of expertise in leadership, visitor experience,
exhibitions, and project management. She’s had a successful history enriching the visitor experience by empowering programming and exhibition teams to transform ways audiences can connect to museums. Prior to joining the Adler, Ms. Cole served as the Director of Visitor Experience at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and multiple roles at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Ms. Cole holds a BS in biology from Butler University and an MA in museum studies from Indiana University.


Jen Phillips – University Relations Program Manager, Google

Jen Phillips manages Google’s University Relations in the Midwest and Canada. She has managed programs awarding over $50 million to support innovative academic research, including Focused Research Awards in Human Computer Interaction, Social Networking, Mobile Computing, Education, and Distributed Systems. Prior to joining Google Research, she worked in the Online Partnerships Group to improve publisher and advertiser engagement with the Google Display Network. Jen holds a degree in Economics from Columbia University.