Ken Cortese

Vice President

Ken Cortese is the group Vice President of Software and IT Services (SIS), Enterprise Business Services (EBS) and Technical Analysis Services (TAS) 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 with his wife and two children. He is very proud of his kids; His son starts college at Wake Forest University this fall and his daughter works as a data scientist at the DoD.  He enjoys sports, friends and gardening. Ken loves the outdoors, especially annual family trips to Colorado, Ocean Isle Beach, 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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