Januario (Jay) Dia, EDC finance manager, is an experienced fiscal leader specializing in financial analysis, product management, product marketing, entrepreneurship, and operations. His business perspective is informed by experience spanning nonprofit and corporate settings.

Dia provides financial oversight and guidance for EDC Solutions. Before joining EDC, he was the finance director and treasurer of LearnLaunch, Inc.—an education nonprofit—and the director of finance and operations of LearnLaunch Campus, a for-profit co-working space business.

For many years, Dia led a consulting practice offering business formation, product marketing, finance, and operations expertise to start-ups, as well as intellectual property and market due diligence services to early-stage investors. Early in his career, as a telecom product manager, he managed products from conception and launch to market entry and adoption. He was an early employee or co-founder of several start-ups.

Dia is a mentor with the LearnLaunch Accelerator incubator program and was a board member of The Capital Network. He holds an MS in Computer Science from Boston University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.