Ken Cortese

Vice President

Ken Cortese is the Vice President of Software and IT Services (SIS) with Varen Technologies. Ken has more than 30 years of experience in software development and systems engineering within the Intelligence Community. Ken started with Varen in 2012, and prior to joining, he spent four years at the Department of Defense and 21 years at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Ken is originally from Colorado, and is currently living in Eldersburg, Maryland. He enjoys his time away from the office spending time with his wife and two children. He is very proud of his kids; he enjoys watching his son play soccer and basketball. His daughter will graduate from Wake Forest University this spring. He is a huge Ravens fan, closely followed by the Broncos. Ken loves the outdoors, especially annual family trips to Colorado, Ocean Isle, NC and Bonita Springs, FL; he also enjoys golfing and cooking.

Ken received his Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Colorado State University and Master’s of Science in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.

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