Gary Kunis

Former Chief Science Officer, CISCO Systems

Mr. Gary Kunis was formerly Cisco's Chief Science Officer, to lead the company's product and technology strategy. 

He was  involved in the design, implementation and operation of large scale data and telecommunications networks for several U.S. government agency programs, including the Department of Defense, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as well as for civilian agencies while working for the Boeing Company. Kunis also held a number of senior engineering positions with Boeing's commercial and defense-related businesses.

He has been a private investor in biotech companies and has been providing advice to technology companies. Gary also provides support to aspiring entrepreneurs at SMU through the Gary Kunis Scholarship in Entrepreneurship and Technopreneurship which is made possible by the Kunis Foundation.