The 2010 Inc. 5000: Top 10 Latino- and Hispanic Entrepreneurs
Art Hurtado, CEO
2009 Revenue: $34.4 million
Three-Year Growth: 1,628.8%
Hurtado (right) was born in a small town in New Mexico, the son of a Bolivian immigrant father and a Swedish mother. After a 26-year career in the Army and a civilian career working in advanced systems and telecommunications implementation, he used those experiences to found Invertix in 1999. The company provides technological research, development, and engineering services to the federal government. Hurtado is committed to recruiting talented young Hispanic engineers and computer scientists, and a large part of his workforce is Hispanic, women, and other minorities.