Managing Director and Cyber Strategy Lead for Accenture Federal Services
About Gus Hunt
Gus Hunt is Managing Director and Cyber Strategy Lead for Accenture Federal Services. He is responsible for developing differentiated approaches to dealing with the cyber threat environment and growing AFS's cyber practice. Before joining AFS, Hunt was chief architect and the head of Strategic External Partnerships for Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund located in Westport, Connecticut.Previously, Hunt served as the chief technology officer for the Central Intelligence Agency, where he was responsible for the information technology strategic direction and future technology investment plan. After retiring from federal service, Hunt founded Hunt Technology, LLC, a private consulting practice focused on strategic IT planning, cyber and data-centric security, big data analytics, and cloud computing.Hunt began his career in 1979 working as an aerospace engineer for Rockwell International and General Research Corporation. He holds a BE and ME in Civil/Structural Engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.