Jeff Hunt

Jeff Hunt

Founding Partner

Speaker Bio

Jeff Hunt specializes in crisis management and preparedness, branding, CEO communications, reputation management, and social media strategy. During the course of his 30-year career, he has worked extensively in college sports including 10+ years consulting with the PAC-12, crisis and reputation management with Penn State, and currently serves as a counselor to the Southeastern Conference. Jeff has also worked with DuPont, IBM, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Dell, Nike, Whole Foods, and many other companies.

Jeff has lived throughout the world and navigated many cultures on behalf of clients. Prior to Legend Labs, Jeff co-founded PulsePoint Group and before that was president of Cohn & Wolfe, a global public relations firm formed following a merger with GCI Group. He has also served as CEO of GCI and Read Poland Associates. He spent 18 years at Burson-Marsteller, ultimately serving as chief operating officer for Europe, with responsibility for 16 offices throughout the continent. He also established the firm’s presence in Korea and Mexico.

A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Jeff serves as an adjunct professor of Strategies in Public Relations at the university’s Moody College of Communications and is a frequent lecturer at the McCombs School of Business.