Launch ITLaunchIT was founded in 2012 in Des Moines, Iowa when Hiram Houghton purchased the services side of a technology company, Salem Associates. From 1997 to 2012, Hiram and Lakshmi Srinivasan (LS) successfully managed Salem Associates’ services. Today, Hiram is the president of LaunchIT and LS is the vice president.  Since establishing the Des Moines office, LaunchIT has opened offices in Chennai, India; Plano, Texas; and Toronto, Canada. To date, LaunchIT has over 110 employees worldwide. This number is expected to grow.

LaunchIT has delivered solutions around the globe for over 90 clients in a variety of industries, including, government, healthcare, education, finance, insurance, manufacturing and warehousing.


OUR MISSION is to equip businesses with the tools to succeed.


When you work with us, our first priority is to understand your business. We view ourselves not as a hired resource, but as a strategic business partner, so we believe in taking the time to understand what your true objectives and needs are. Once we understand the goals of our engagement, we collaboratively map out and deliver the solution. Then we mentor and support you, to ensure that the results meet your objectives. We represent our capabilities honestly and believe in being up front in our relationships.



Hiram Houghton


Lakshmi Srinivasan

Vice President of Sales and Delivery

Rebecca Baldwin

Executive Assistant

Alema Ramic

Accounting Assistant

Chris Huseth

Account Executive

Kate Cook

Communications Coordinator



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