Ira Moskowitz

Ira Moskowitz
Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) institute

Founded in January 2017, ARM is a DoD-funded national membership-based consortium of over 270 organizations. The mission of the ARM Institute is to accelerate the adoption of transformative robotics technologies that are the foundation of every advanced manufacturing activity.  ARM leverages a unique, robust, and diverse ecosystem of partners across industry, academia, and government to make robots and artificial intelligence more accessible to U.S. manufacturers large and small, train and empower the manufacturing workforce, strengthen the economy, and assist the nation’s efforts to become more secure, resilient and globally competitive.

Prior to this role, Mr. Moskowitz served as Director of Advanced Manufacturing Programs for the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Since 2017, he led Massachusetts’ efforts for manufacturing innovation, overseeing the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2), a $100 million economic development program affiliated with Manufacturing USA®.

Previously, Mr. Moskowitz spent 30 years managing global semiconductor technology development and manufacturing including wafer fabrication, assembly, and test operations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Most recently, he was the Vice President and General Manager of U.S. Operations at Analog Devices, responsible for the company’s domestic manufacturing operations and the technology development that supported it. Prior to Analog Devices, Mr. Moskowitz was employed by AT&T Bell Labs where he was named a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, the highest technical designation at Bell Labs.

Mr. Moskowitz holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business, New York University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester. 

Recent Events and Presentations

November 17, 2020

ITIF hosted a two-part forum on innovative state-level manufacturing policies.