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Michael Czirjak

Duos Co-Host

Michael Czirjak is the Director of Talent Acquisition at Alkymi, a Machine Learning/AI focused SaaS startup headquartered in New York.

Since the early 2000’s he’s been immersed in the New York City FinTech and start-up community, working for premier firms including C2R. Ventures, Princeton Information (now Disys), MISI (now NTT Data) and Syscore.

A New Jersey native, Michael attended Kean University and now resides in Long Island City with his wife, twin sons Sam & George and their infamous dog, Diego.

Michael Czirjak - Duos Co-Host
Justin Marcus - Duos Co-Host

Justin Marcus

Duos Co-Host

Justin Marcus is a born and raised New Yorker with roots in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan.

He has managed his family’s IT staffing business for over 20 years and in the last several years has become a Capital Introducer and Connecter, Start Up Advisor and Investor.

He is a Tulane graduate, a dedicated musician and vocalist, a 2 handicap golfer, a tournament billiards player and a former Ford model.

He is a devoted family man who lives in NYC with his wife and 
7 year old twins.

About Our Show

Hosts Michael Czirjak and Justin Marcus will dig in to the power of two people coming together to build successful partnerships, companies, brands. Duos will explore how co-founders met, began working together, shared vision and growth in the course of business and life. Michael and Justin look forward to hosting inspiring co-founders and having fun while learning about their paths and formulas for success.

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