Luke Cooper, JD, MBA

Luke Cooper, JD, MBALuke Cooper is the founder and CEO of Fixt, a venture capital-backed technology startup focused on providing on-demand repair services to large enterprises. Before moving into entrepreneurship, Cooper started his career as an attorney at DLA Piper and then at State Farm. His first entrepreneurial experience was joining CTS, a cybersecurity software startup, as employee No. 1. On a single round of funding of $180,000, Cooper guided CTS to a $60 million exit to CACI within two years.

As CEO of Fixt, Cooper has guided the company to 400 percent year-over-year growth for the past three years, raised a $7 million Series A, and acquired enterprise clients such as Home Depot, The Carlyle Group, and IBM. His diverse trench experience as both a leader and entrepreneur has earned him a place on the TEDCO board of directors and as a trustee of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

In addition to a JD from Syracuse University, Cooper holds an MBA from Babson College and was a scholarship basketball player at Adelphi University. He has been a trustee of the UMB Foundation, Inc. since 2019.