The Saturn Systems management team has decades of experience in the custom software development business. Like all Saturn team members, our leaders are driven by a relentless commitment to delivering the highest quality software products and services to our clients.
President and CEO
Keith Erickson is the founder, President and CEO of Saturn Systems. Founded in 1990, Saturn Systems has grown into a mature, well-respected software engineering firm under Keith’s leadership. Keith oversees all aspects of the company with a special focus on ensuring the continuing positive culture that makes Saturn Systems a great place to work.
Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) and a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Iowa.
Senior Vice President
Mark Chmielewski joined Saturn Systems in 1997 and has served in many roles including senior software engineer, project manager and business development. Mark was instrumental in expanding Saturn’s federal government contracting business in the early 2000’s. Mark is now focused on sales and business development for the mid-market in private industry.
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD).
Vice President of Business Development
Scott Risdal joined Saturn Systems in 2001 as a senior software engineer and moved into the business development role in 2003. Scott oversees all aspects of marketing, branding and sales for Saturn Systems ensuring a consistent and accurate view of the company for our customers.
Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD).
Vice President of Operations
Jon Anderson started with Saturn Systems in 2007 as the Director of Operations. Jon oversees all the development staff and has his finger on the pulse of all active projects. A master of project management and process execution, Jon keeps the daily operations at Saturn Systems running smoothly. From recruiting new talent to promoting continuing education and certifications for existing staff, Jon ensures that Saturn Systems can consistently deliver the highest quality results.
Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Northern Michigan University.
Chief Financial Officer
Lee Matson joined Saturn Systems in 2000 as Chief Financial Officer. Lee oversees the company finances, budgets and projections and ensures Saturn’s reputation of financial integrity with our customers, financial institutions and government agencies.
Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).