Douglass, Jay

Douglass, Jay

Chief Operating Officer at ARM Institute

Jay Douglass is the Chief Operating Officer of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute and has been in this role since the organization began in January 2017. The ARM Institute is a national consortium funded by the federal government to drive innovation in robotics and AI technology and workforce strategies to strengthen U.S. manufacturing competitiveness. 

As COO, Jay is responsible for the management and growth of the ARM Institute consortium, which consists of over 1,000 industry experts from manufacturing, academia, technology providers, workforce development non-profits and federal government from over 340 organization throughout the United States. He is also responsible for the operation aspects of the non-profit, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

Previously Jay worked at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.  His focus was on developing business opportunities for technology development and technology transfer with commercial organizations.  He most recently managed the SEI’s business in Europe.  Jay has worked with a wide variety of software development and quality technologies.

Jay's educational background includes a BS in Business Administration from Miami University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

Sessions
Adoption of Robotics by SME’s
Tuesday, February 6 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana
De-Risking Robotics for Manufacturing
Tuesday, February 6 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana