Empower AI and Lentech launch Astralis innovations to advance AI and cybersecurity solutions
Empower AI has launched a new joint venture and Small Business Administration mentor-protégé relationship with Lentech, Inc., a New Mexico-based small business that supports governments across the United States
The new company is called Astralis Innovations, LLC.
“We are excited to continue our support of the small business community through the SBA Mentor-Protégé program,” said Paul A. Dillahay, president and CEO of Empower AI. “Lentech is one of the best companies in the industry, and the new Astralis Innovations will allow us to collaborate and innovate to solve technology challenges that will make our government customers more efficient and secure.
Under the 6-year agreement, Empower AI will support and share best practices with Lentech in technology, management and technical support, engineering, business development, strategic consulting, and general administrative support. .
“We are thrilled to work with an innovative company like Empower AI,” said Andrew Gallegos, CEO of Lentech. “This agreement enables our two companies to create new technologies and programs that can support government missions like never before.”
The two organizations will also collaborate on AI and machine learning, data analytics, cloud migration and security, software development, and agile best practices with AI/ML.
Gallegos also noted that the new Astralis Innovations team will enable significant expansion of a combined technology portfolio to support government missions around the world.
“Our spatial systems engineering and innovative cloud solutions perfectly complement Empower AI’s next-generation AI/ML and software development products and solutions,” said Gallegos. “Together we can have an even greater impact, while learning and growing along the way.”