Our Team


The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is the City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC's mission is to stimulate growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City's competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City's many opportunities. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, or visit our blog to learn more about NYCEDC projects and initiatives.

Catalyst @ Health 2.0 connects healthcare stakeholders and innovators to build the future of health. Our platform supports a series of innovation competitions and commercialization programs in which developers, designers, and entrepreneurs can work together with sponsoring organizations to tackle important health system problems. Catalyst @ Health 2.0 is working with NYCEDC to overall manage the Digital Health Marketplace program to support healthcare innovation in New York City.

Our People


Michelle Anand, Senior Project Manager, NYCEDC

Mikko Baylosis, Project Manager, NYCEDC

Catalyst @ Health 2.0

Sabah Pervez, Senior Program Manager, Catalyst @ Health 2.0

John El-Maraghy, Program Associate, Catalyst @ Health 2.0