Our mission is to make heavy lifting smarter, faster, and safer

Sarus develops software that streamlines the crane lift planning process to empower heavy lifting professionals to accelerate their workflow and reduce accidents and downtime.


Dustin Ramsay

Dustin brings a passion for heavy equipment from a lifetime spent around the construction industry. He brings technical and project management expertise with a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and multiple roles in the semiconductor industry before founding Sarus.

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Linda Palacios

Linda brings technical experience from her work at Amazon and a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado. She has a passion for innovative technology from an entrepreneurial family that has founded multiple successful businesses.

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Satyam Shukla

Satyam brings technical expertise from an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado. He has experience in project estimation and coordinating between contractors, regulatory bodies, and customers through work at Sunrun.

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Chris Gustavson

Chris has founded, scaled, and exited a construction company and has consulted multiple Fortune 100 companies. She now serves as the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at CU Boulder.

Jim McGibney

Jim has served as a Development Manager for multiple commercial and industrial scale construction projects. He is now Board Chair for the Estes Park Economic Development Corporation