Domino Data Lab brings in DHS vet to lead public sector arm / Aleksandra Zhilenkova

The 10-year-old company is backed by several high-profile venture investors and going through the government's main cloud security authorization program.

Domino Data Lab, an enterprise artificial intelligence software provider, has hired former senior Homeland Security Department official Joel Meyer as president of the company's public sector team to steer its go-to-market strategy.

He most recently served as DHS' deputy assistant secretary for strategic initiatives and will now lead Domino Data Lab's effort to secure government authorization for its cloud-based offerings.

The company is going through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, known as FedRAMP, to further expand access to its AI platform, Domino Data Lab said Thursday.

Domino Data Lab opened for business in 2013 and its investors include the likes of Sequoia Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Coatue Management, Dell Technologies Capital, Highland Capital Partners, In-Q-Tel and Zetta Venture Partners.

In his most recent role at DHS, Meyer led the team that produced the department's first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review in nine years. He oversaw the implementation of DHS' first AI task force.