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Jeffrey T. Hunter

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Jeffrey Hunter is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in Washington, DC.


Jeff’s disruptive-technology background began at an investment company where he served as a Vice President and was responsible for development and implementation of quantitative and high frequency trading systems. Jeff managed a more than $250 million budget and oversaw multi-faceted project teams responsible for rollouts of trading technology platforms across the globe during the firm’s expansion. He also served as a member of the steering and program management team that launched, a leading online brokerage platform.

Due to his work in digital transformation and data-driven business models and data science at DLJ, Jeff was asked to found, where he created and implemented the corporate structure, business plan, and strategy for the company. specialized in foreign exchange/interest rate trading using advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. As President and Chief Information Officer, Jeff generated new venture capital funding ($140 million) and established the new components necessary to transform the company for the new digital economy in financial services. He established trading platforms, risk management systems, regulatory presence, web portal, and the online foreign exchange trading platforms. Under his leadership, successfully launched two trading platforms including, the world’s largest online FX Trading platform with over one million customers and $200 million in revenue.

Prior to this, at Capgemini, Jeff started as the Chief Data Scientist and led the North American insights and data practice which was comprised of over 1,000 employees and generated over $340 million (with 20% growth year-over-year) in revenue. Additionally, the executive leadership team asked Jeff to architect and lead a new global “Horizontal Delivery” organization across all verticals and regions. In addition to day-to-day P&L responsibilities, Jeff acted as an industry expert for Capgemini in public speaking and published whitepapers and books on the topics of data-driven business process re-engineering, big data, and analytics.

Prior to this, at a Big 4 firm, Jeff strategically created and led the Data Science Center of Excellence (COE) that focused on “art of the possible” client engagements across a variety of industry groups. Leveraging over two decades of knowledge in strategic planning, business development, data analytics, and other processes related to data science, Jeff constructed the risk and compliance analytics practice that captured several major RFP/contract wins totaling over $100 million. He established the strategic risk data lake that provided AaaS (Analytics-as-a-Service) for over 50 clients across risk and compliance, financial services, class action lawsuits, consumer product goods, manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and other industries.

  • BS, Sensory Perception Psychology, George Mason University
  • MBA, Finance and Risk Modeling, Duke University
  • Executive Graduate Certificate in Applied Mathematics, Suisse Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Advisory Board Member, Privaterra Private Equity Group
  • Advisory Board Member, Theon Technologies
  • Member of FSI-ISAAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center)
  • Member of Mindshare - a network of CEOs of high growth technology companies that foster innovation/collaboration
  • Fairfax County Athletic Services: Coach for youth basketball, baseball, and football

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