David Hunt

Past Awards

INFORMS President's Award: Awardee(s)
2017 - Awardee(s)

David Hunt, a manager at Oliver Wyman, has had a 30+ year career implementing operations research solutions in the transportation industry for clients on six continents. David has led public policy efforts in the transportation industry, and he has written several white papers filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation that have helped shape federal transportation regulations, including the first-ever nationwide rail capacity study. His current interest is in applying predictive models to improve transportation safety and reliability. He began his INFORMS involvement in the early 1990’s and has served in many capacities since then, including as President of the New Jersey Chapter of INFORMS, President of the Rail Applications Section, Chair of the INFORMS Subdivision Council, and as a Vice President on the INFORMS Board of Directors. David led the development of the INFORMS Ethics Guidelines in 2016. Most recently he led the effort to create Pro Bono Analytics, a new INFORMS volunteer service that provides support to nonprofit organizations in need of analytics help. At last count, over 450 volunteers have offered their analytical skills to a wide variety of projects for nonprofit organizations working in underserved areas or for underserved populations.

INFORMS is proud to present David Hunt with the INFORMS President’s Award to recognize career achievements that have had a positive societal impact on public policy in the transportation sector and for his extraordinary work with INFORMS including the creation of a new Pro Bono Analytics Service.

Volunteer Service Award: Awardee(s)