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Ben Hunt is the Chief Investment Officer at Second Foundation, a venture that arose out of Epsilon Theory, which is a financial analysis website and newsletter that examines capital markets through the lenses of game theory and history.
Prior to co-founding Second Foundation, he was the Chief Risk Officer of Salient Partners, an $18B asset manager based in Houston, Texas.
Ben has also been a long/short equity hedge fund portfolio manager, a founder and co-founder of several technology companies, and a tenured professor of Political Science at Southern Methodist University. Hunt received his Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University in 1991, and he is the author or co-author of two books.