Executive Team

Our leadership team brings together expertise across product, design, engineering, sales,
and marketing from companies including HP, VMware and Ellucian.



Neeraj Kainth

Chief Executive Officer,
QuickLaunch

Neeraj Kainth is the CEO of QuickLaunch and has over 15 years of experience in delivering IT Security Products and Services.

Experience: 15+ years

Past Companies: VMWare, HP



Ben Mishra

Vice President- Sales,
QuickLaunch

Ben Mishra is Vice President Sales of QuickLaunch has over 13 years of experience in strategizing and spearheading the growth of the companies in IT Security Products and Services space.

Experience: 13+ years

Past Companies: ARCON, SOPHOS



Ranjith Madhavan

Chief Technology Officer,
QuickLaunch

Ranjith Madhavan is the CTO of QuickLaunch and has over 16 years of experience in building products for the Higher Education industry

Experience: 16+ Years

Past Companies: Ellucian



Vin Pisupati

Director of Operations,
QuickLaunch

Vin holds an M.B.A. in General Management and a B.Sc. in Electronics and Computer Science. Vin is also a Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM) accredited by the International KM Institute, USA.

Experience: 18+ years

Past Companies: ILANTUS Technologies



John Wannemacher

Chief Marketing Officer,
QuickLaunch

Marketing leader with a passion for education and its power to transform lives, the work place, and the globe. Diverse background in marketing, sales, and portfolio and brand management

Experience: 20+ years

Past Companies: Pearson Learning Solutions



Christopher E. Paetsch

General Counsel,
QuickLaunch

Christopher is the General Counsel at QuickLaunch. In this role, he provides strategic legal support for the investment fund as well as its portfolio companies. Christopher is a former partner of the international law firm

Experience: 8+ years

Current Role: General Counsel, QuickLaunch





Advisory Board



Patrick Brown

Chief Information Officer,
Illinois College

Patrick Brown, Chief Information Officer, Illinois College, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 10+ years

Current Role: CIO, Illinois College



Shawn Tivnan

Director of Enterprise Systems,
Bristol Community College

Shawn Tivnan, Director of Enterprise Systems, Bristol Community College, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 16+ Years

Current Role: Director of Enterprise Applications, Bristol Community College



Michael Craig

Director of Infrastructure Services,
Rockhurst University

Michael Craig, Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 20+ years

Current Role: Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University



Daniel Wentworth

Director of Information Technology,
Wells College

Michael Craig, Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 20+ years

Current Role: Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University



Sherry Cusick

Director of Technology,
University of Dubuque

Michael Craig, Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 20+ years

Current Role: Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University



Sherry Turpin

Manager of User Services,
Illinois College

Michael Craig, Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 20+ years

Current Role: Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University



Seth Vermillion

Manager of User Services,
Kansas City Univ of Medicine & Bioscience

Michael Craig, Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 20+ years

Current Role: Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University



John Mazariegos

Manager of User Services,
National Louis University

Michael Craig, Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University, is an active member of the QuickLaunch Customer Advisory Board.

Experience: 20+ years

Current Role: Director of Infrastructure Services, Rockhurst University