Phillip Singerman is the Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has appointed to this position in January 2011, after a 35-year career in tech based economic development. In this capacity he is responsible for the NIST suite of technology partnership, quality, and advanced manufacturing programs, including the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the Office of Advanced Manufacturing, the Technology Partnership Program and other extramural activities.
Mr. Singerman currently serves as the U. S. Co-Chair of the Israel–U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development “BIRD” Foundation, the widely emulated 40-year-old program that promotes innovate R&D activities, and on the recently established U.S.–India Science & Technology Endowment Board. He also served on the Stakeholders Council of the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, one of the 14 Manufacturing USA Innovation Institutes.