Gus Hunt is the president and CEO of Hunt Technology LLC, a private consulting practice focused on strategic IT planning, cyber and data-centric security, big data analytics, and cloud computing. He serves as an operating partner for LLR Partners, a private equity investment firm; as an advisor to Artis Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital investment group; and in September 2014 joined the board of directors of ePlus.
Gus retired as the CTO of the CIA in October 2013 after a 28-year career. As CTO, he set the information technology strategic direction and future technology investment plan for the CIA. In previous positions at the CIA, Gus was also responsible for building the mission software that the CIA's core business activities used to conduct its day-to-day work, as well as shifting the agency to a services-based IT architecture and environment.
Gus holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering and a master's of Engineering in Civil/Structural Engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.