Kathleen Coviello works closely with the emerging technology and life science companies and investors in the state and delivers the various Edison Innovation Fund products to this community. Under her direction, the EDA has delivered over $1 billion in direct investments, business incentives, tax credits, and venture fund investments through the Edison Innovation Fund. Prior to joining the EDA, Ms. Coviello spent more than 17 years in the banking industry, with the last eight focused exclusively on the New Jersey technology venture lending market. Ms. Coviello sits on the advisory and/or valuation boards of the Edison Venture Fund, the NJTC Venture Fund/Tech Council Ventures, and New Spring Health Ventures. She is also sits on the boards of the New Jersey Technology Council and the New Jersey R&D Council.