Laura Peterson is a founder and the President of Ventana. Ventana integrates, invents and tests advanced technology to produce high quality models, and embeds models in useful tools. These tools provide organizations with a better ability to achieve their objectives by providing strategic visibility, foresight, and options. Laura has worked closely with clients from a spectrum of organizations over Ventana’s 30-year history. Prior to Ventana, Laura held management positions in the computer industry in Field Service, including logistics planning and advanced automated testing. In 2007, Laura received from the Boston History and Innovation Collaborative an award as a Champion of Innovation for her work in decision support for complex systems.