Data & Technology

Data & Technology at NJII

The Data & Technology Division at NJII has established an ecosystem of strategic technology hubs that connect companies, clients, and industry partners.

The value we bring includes a central location within the greater New York City area, access to partners, manpower, funding, research & development and intellectual property.

We have key public and private relationships with government and industry leaders.

Our core business consists of five strategic hubs called EdTech, Cyber Security, FinTech, Data Science, and Hardware. We scale companies’ solutions to solve industry challenges.

Our Value Proposition

Five Industry Specific Strategic Hubs



Educational Technology (EdTech) combines technological processes with educational resources to take academic performance to the next level. Distance learning is one of the most rapidly growing industry sectors. We welcome companies wishing to introduce new solutions in multi-media e-learning, instructional and communication technology in education, and more.

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Cyber Security is the ever-evolving protection of internet-connected systems of software and data from cyber-threats. It is of critical infrastructural importance to the global economy because two-thirds of the global population is constantly interacting online. NJII is engaging industry leaders to help protect the data and integrity of computing assets belonging to or connecting with organizations’ networks.



Financial Technology (FinTech) is designed to integrate technology with financial services in order to improve its use with and delivery to consumers. NJII is fostering innovative FinTech solutions to provide advantages in security, speed, and accuracy of financial transactions and investment strategies.

Data Science

Data Science

Data Science takes data and reveals insights on which industry leaders can take action. We seek to scale data science business applications that will help clients make better decisions, gain opportunities, and personalize end-user experiences.



Hardware represents the intersection between engineering semiconductor design (ASIC) and physical products. NJII is fostering innovation in this area of intelligent networks of connected objects and machines to connect and improve infrastructure, efficiency, convenience, and quality of life for people.

Accelerating Growth

10 Reasons to Partner with NJII

  • Grow your revenues

  • Increase your agility, scale and efficiency

  • Reduce your time to market

  • Gain access to federal, state and local government

  • Expand your resources and manpower

  • Create new connections and strategic partnerships

  • Find and implement new channels to market

  • Establish proximity to NYC metropolitan area

  • Leverage university R&D and IP

  • Collaborate with other innovators

Meet the Leadership Team

Dan Kaminski is the SVP and General Manager of the Data & Technology Division at NJII. He is also chairman of GFL, a financial syndication and advisory group. Dan has over 30 years of experience in banking and technology. He founded multiple technology companies that went public in the US and has vast experience in banking and project financing. He was the director of venture financing at Lucent Technologies Bell Labs and the European CEO of Marco Polo Securities, one of the largest global trading platforms. Dan sits on numerous boards and committees.

Dan Kaminski 

SVP and General Manager

Michelle Marki is the Director of the Data and Technology Division at NJII. Prior to this role, she managed the New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN) in the NJII Healthcare division on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health. Previously, she managed research at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Michelle is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has a Master of Science degree from Rutgers University.

Michelle Marki 

Director, Data & Technology Division

Advisory Council

Dr. Alexei Miasnikov

Distinguished Professor, Director of the Department of Mathematics at Stevens Institute of Technology, McGill University and others. Alexei manages leading cryptology NSF lab.

Dr. Victor Lawrence

Distinguished Research Professor and the Director of the Center for Intelligent Networked Systems, Stevens Institute of Technology. He was inducted into the U.S. National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2016. Spent most of career at Bell Labs.

Eugene Chen

Director for technology investments at the (Alphabet) Page Family’s Anthropocene Institute. 20+ years of experience in international business development, marketing and manufacturing across many industries.

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