Michael Skocik is a Program Manager for the ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Institute, one of 9 US DoD-funded national manufacturing institutes and a partner in the Manufacturing USA network. He is responsible for managing a multi-million-dollar portfolio of ARM’s Technology and Workforce Development projects and supporting the process by which they are selected. Prior to joining ARM, Skocik was employed by Westinghouse Electric Company in the roles of Marketing Development and Product Management where he managed a portfolio aftermarket and engineered products for the Global Commercial Nuclear Market. While working as a product manager Michael was responsible for the identification, evaluation new and existing products, market analysis, product roadmap, and the identification of potential new business ventures. Skocik is a graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Chemical Engineering.