NJII names D’Angelo its COO, as well as EVP of health care division

After leading the health care division at New Jersey Innovation Institute as the senior vice president and general manager for the last four years, Jennifer D’Angelo has been appointed NJII’s chief operating officer and executive vice president of the health care division, NJII announced Thursday.

The Newark-based institution said it plans to double the size of the organization and to exceed $70 million in revenue as it rolls out various new initiatives focused on accelerating technology translation, spurring innovation and upskilling workers. As NJII’s COO, D’Angelo will play a key leadership role in shaping the organization and leading strategic growth initiatives.

“I look forward to working closely with Jennifer as we align operational objectives to our mission and vision. Jennifer’s leadership and expertise will continue to direct the health care division on its growth trajectory, and, now, Jennifer will have the opportunity to impact operational alignment across NJII,” NJII President Michael Johnson said.

With over two decades of chief innovation officer and general manager experience, D’Angelo is an innovative leader in the health care industry, where she has dedicated her career to leveraging technology, innovation and strategic leadership to revolutionize health care delivery and patient care. Her experience includes positions within health care-providing facilities in New Jersey, where she led digital transformation efforts to ensure a seamless and efficient patient care experience.

“I am honored to step into this new role as the chief operating officer at NJII. I am excited to lead our operational strategy to meet the ambitious objectives of our 2030 Strategic Plan. My focus will be on streamlining our processes and enhancing our organizational capabilities to not only achieve, but exceed, our goal of doubling the size of NJII and surpassing $70 million in revenue. This role presents a unique opportunity to leverage my background in health care technology and management to significantly advance our mission and impact across the industry,” D’Angelo said.