Venus Quates is the President & CEO of LaunchTech, a minority, woman, and service-disabled veteran-owned company that provides technology and mission support solutions to customers in the Space, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Public sectors. In November, LaunchTech announced the relocation of its Headquarters to Huntsville.
Venus founded the company in 2016, which was recently recognized as a 2021 Inc. 5000 Awardee, placing #66 Overall and #3 in IT Management. Inc. also recognized LaunchTech as one of the top 10 fastest growing Woman-owned companies in the country.
In addition to her visionary leadership, Venus is an accomplished professional with over 20 years of domestic and international experience as a technologist and consultant. She has led several enterprise technology transformation and strategic planning projects and initiatives with major Fortune 100/500 companies, global banking giants, and leaders in the Aerospace and Defense industries ranging from $1M to $5B.
Venus currently serves on advisory boards for various non-profits and STEM and veteran-focused initiatives across the country. She is also a member of the Forbes Business Council and Inc. Masters and looks forward to actively serving in the Huntsville community.