President and CEO
Quadrus Corporation is an engineering firm with operations in military, civilian, and commercial aerospace. Since 1995, Quadrus Corporation has been a respected provider of highly technical services in software, electrical, mechanical, integration, instrumentation, telemetry, and test engineering to large-scale space and military systems development programs. We provide both custom and Commercial Off The Shelf software solutions including our GenITC simulation / integration / test communications tool. Our Advanced Manufacturing division offers propulsion parts and build-to-print additive manufacturing of other mission-critical metal parts. Our Smart Cities division offers IoT, data acquisition and analysis, system architecture, sustainability, and consulting services. Quadrus Corporation – cutting edge technology, absolute customer service.
Jan Eiras is the President and CEO of Quadrus Corporation, an engineering and technology firm headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama.
Quadrus Corporation provides Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Integration, and System Test services to Department
of Defense, NASA, Commercial Space, and other types of commercial customers, as well as running an active R&D program that has produced
several commercially available software and hardware solutions and has garnered a number of patents in software and electrical / green energy systems.
He has over 30 years of experience in software engineering and entrepreneurial enterprises. He began his career working in applications software development for several different industries including financial, securities, psychological assessment, construction, project management, and business management software. He went on to defense and aerospace work where he specialized in embedded real-time systems for guidance, control, and data acquisition and communications.
Mr. Eiras holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and has done undergraduate and graduate work in diverse fields including business, software engineering, artificial intelligence, and psychology at several different universities. He has been a teacher, speaker, and writer on a variety of entrepreneurial, technical, and non-technical topics.
In 1995, he was a founding partner in Quadrus Corporation. The company has since grown to be a respected provider of technical expertise in Software, Systems, Test, and Integration Engineering and COTS / semi-custom, and custom software tools to government defense and aerospace projects, large defense and aerospace contractors, and private industry in the areas of interface test, data acquisition and analysis, and simulation.
As a member of the Board of Directors for Liquor Group Wholesale, the only publicly traded liquor distributor in the US, Mr. Eiras was directly involved in taking the company public and administering it during his tenure on its board. Mr. Eiras has also served as an expert witness in federal court in matters of software piracy and intellectual property.
Active in the community, he has served on the Board of Directors of HASBAT (Huntsville Association of Small Businesses in Advanced Technology) and spent four years as its President. He served a three-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama. He has also served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of North Alabama, and as Committee Chair for Boy Scout Troop 7086 in the Talakto District of Alabama. He has also served in the capacity of mentor to several startup companies and as a judge in numerous business plan competitions including for the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and the Alabama Launch Pad state competition with EDPA.