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President & CEO

Venus Quates is a Servant Leader, US Air Force Veteran, and accomplished professional with over 25 years of domestic and international experience as a technologist and consultant. As the President & CEO of LaunchTech, she leads an award-winning company that provides innovative technology and engineering solutions to enterprise customers in the public and private sectors. Venus founded LaunchTech in 2016, which Inc.5000 recognized as one of the top 50 fastest-growing companies and top 10 fastest-growing woman-owned companies in the country in 2021 and 2022. In addition to her forward-thinking mindset and visionary leadership, Venus' decades of experience include leading large-scale transformation and modernization projects and initiatives with major Fortune 500 companies, global banking giants, and leaders in the aerospace and defense industries ranging from $1 million to $5 billion. Venus currently serves on the national board of the Girls Scouts of USA. She also serves on advisory boards for global technology aggregators, nonprofits, STEM, and veteran-focused initiatives across the country. As a former Entrepreneur-in-Residence for a New York-based Venture Development Organization that has raised over $1B in funding and served over 1,000 companies, Venus shared her breadth and depth of industry prowess while preparing diverse and early-stage firms for Venture Capital funding. She is also a member of the Forbes Business Council and Inc. Masters and has been featured in both publications. Venus' passion for STEM and mission to change the workforce composition in the industry drives Venus to create life- and game-changing opportunities and access for minorities, women, and girls.

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We know a thing or two. From career professionals to PhDs, our crew consists of a diverse group of seasoned, highly trained, and self-motivated professionals with decades of technology, engineering, and business experience across multiple disciplines and industries.


To us, DE&I is not a trend or a checked box; it’s a part of our DNA. Our inclusive corporate culture welcomes diversity in skill sets, backgrounds, and perspectives. We lead by example.


A great thing about being small is that we can move quickly and efficiently. With a lean and flat corporate structure and a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience, we can alleviate common roadblocks to getting the job done promptly.


…and knowledge junkies. As technology and business are ever-changing, we stay ahead of industry trends and the economic and social changes that may impact how our customers and we do business.

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