Advancing Manufacturing Action Team

Action Team Co-Leads

  • Chris Harrington, Toshiba America Information Systems (retired) and Orange County Business Council
  • Matt Bogoshian, Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel at REV


Action Teams are chartered to address shared regional priorities critical to advancing the triple bottom line--growth in the economy, improvement in environmental quality, and increased opportunity for all.

Problem Statement

California is a leader in manufacturing but lacks an advanced manufacturing strategy that will successfully connect large and small manufacturers as well as state, federal and regional partners to develop and implement industry-driven partnerships

Goal Statement

Ensure that manufacturing remains a viable, long term component of California’s economy that creates middle-class jobs and opportunities for California residents.


To read more about the team’s activity, click on the Summit 2015 Progress Tracker. Check out the team’s accomplishments in 2012 and 2013-14, as well.

For more information about the action team, please email:

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