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Mediato technologies is pleased to announce Daniel J. Paolini has been appointed to its Advisory Board effective May 21, 2020.

“We are very excited and honored to have Dan join our Advisory Board! As an active and engaged advisor, Dan’s experience, skills, and perspectives complement and align with the team’s experience and passion to deliver foundational transformations that enable agencies to better manage and understand their data to make the most effective evidenced-based decisions. Dan is a well-known and respected leader in the areas where Mediato is focused, making his appointment a strategic and integral part of our company’s growth.”

— Minky Kernacs, Founder and CEO, Mediato technologies

DanPaoliniMr. Paolini is an information architecture thought leader in the areas of data management, information architecture, data integration, system development, technology operations, leadership and planning. He has presented talks and seminars at more than one hundred events in eight countries on three continents, including more than a dozen keynote talks. His leadership philosophy can be summarized as “Do the right things, for the right reasons, even when no one is looking and especially when others are telling you not to.”

Mr. Paolini is the former CIO and CDO of City of Philadelphia DBHIDS. He is responsible for spearheading and implementing the digital and data transformation efforts for the $1.5B organization, one of the most innovative behavioral health organizations in the world.

Previously, Mr. Paolini served as the Director of the Division of Enterprise Data Services within the New Jersey Office of Information Technology, where he established the State’s data architecture, data governance, enterprise data warehousing and self-service business intelligence units. He led significant data initiatives including the Recidivism and Crash Analysis data marts and the award-winning and the NJ Big Data Alliance efforts. Paolini has also served several organizations as chief technology officer and co-founded and led an award-winning data management consulting and training firm.

Mr. Paolini is a member of the Data Management Association (DAMA) and has served on the DAMA International Foundation board. He has co-authored or edited multiple books, served four years as a contributing editor for a monthly database magazine and authored an award-winning programmer’s toolkit. Among his many honors, Mr. Paolini received the 2013 DAMA International Government Achievement Award and the 2002 OMB Government without Boundaries Superior Leadership Award.

In his community, Mr. Paolini has served as an appointed municipal fire chief, as a zoning board member including multiple terms as chairman and as an elected fire commissioner. As a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical services technician, he has been honored numerous times for service and heroism. He has served in leadership positions in volunteer organizations at the local, county, and state levels. He has been married to his wife Patricia since 1989 and has four wonderful children.


About Mediato technologies

Mediato technologies provides government agencies a consolidated & secure data and analytics platform to transform the interaction between data, people, processes, & organizations to achieve & communicate optimized results. Mediato is based in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information, visit

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