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Meet Our Executive Team

MasterPeace has an executive team of well-respected executives with extensive knowledge of technology, problem domains, customer sets, and business areas. Over their careers, they have built strong relationships with other key executives/decision makers related to the National Security and Intelligence Community market segment.

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Joe Pacileo

President & CEO

Joe Pacileo is a Cybersecurity professional whose career spans both public and private sector service. Joe obsesses about workforce well-being and customer success, and he firmly believes that great companies are built around these two key ingredients. Joe’s professional career has focused on leading highly capable, technical workforces in agile, innovative organizations. He’s led organizations delivering leading-edge technology products, services, and solutions for both the Intelligence Community and commercial customers in critical infrastructure sectors. This combination of experience makes Joe well-suited to lead MasterPeace to the next level of growth and success. 

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Steve Horn

Founder & Chief Strategic Officer

Steve Horn has an extensive background in starting and building businesses, predominantly at the intersection of advanced technology and the National Security Community.  He has founded or co-founded eight companies, all successful, over the past 30+ years. Two of his previous companies qualified for the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies in the country, one of which was formally recognized.   

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Jeanine Callahan

SVP, MasterPeace Services

Jeanine uniquely integrates organization development methodologies with technical service delivery to achieve corporate growth, employee experience, and customer mission objectives.  Leveraging deep managerial, technical, and business development experience in the defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities, Jeanine’s passion is maturing and scaling small businesses to achieve strategic and operational outcomes.

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Haleh Kraft
VP, Operations & Finance

Haleh is a seasoned finance and business operations professional who has led a global career that began in Zurich, Switzerland in Treasury and Corporate Finance. Most recently, she oversaw Finance and Business Management for the Logistics and Mission Support portfolio at Leidos. She is multi-lingual (English, German, French, Farsi, Spanish), has an Economics degree from Tufts University, and a Master of Business Administration from Marymount University.

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Bill Olsen

Director of LaunchPad Operations

Bill is a seasoned technical leader and Executive Advisor with over 25 years experience. He has an extensive background in leading teams in the delivery of enterprise systems, high-performance computing, and Service Oriented Architectures. Bill has been recognized by Steve Blank for the work he has done in teaching and expanding on The Startup Owner’s Manual, a methodology used to teach at leading universities worldwide.  

Meet Our Board

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