Faruq Hunter

Atlanta, GA

Faruq Hunter is the founder and President of GeniusCo and its subsidy GeniusCorps. He has travelled and worked in over 90 countries servicing both the public and private sectors and is the Head Geek travel to and connecting innovative startup communitties accross 180 countries with Geeks Gone Global. Mr. Hunter has been featured in Black Enterprise Magazine for creating a legacy of wealth and stability for your family and selected as one of the top 50 most important African American's in technology. Mr. Hunter's primary focus is on using innovation as a foundation for developing systems to create, re-create, rejuvenate and sustain the concept of the rural town as efficient hubs for economic progress and global production.

2014 Speaking Engagements

Re: Publica (Germany) <MAY 5-8> - Global Innovative Travel Initiatives

Go 4 Green Sustainability Tour (USA) <APR 23> - Harnessing Social Capital

Source of Educational Excellence (USA) - Global Collaboration

NBITLO (USA) - Industry Insights

SXSW (USA) - Role of Innovation, Influence & Affluence

Pear'd Connected Productivity (USA) - Global Collaboration

HubAccra (Ghana) - GGG Pitch Party

Kingonomics (USA) - Social Currency

Faruq Hunter was a 13 year old high school graduate. He completed his first degree at the International University of Africa in Khartoum, Sudan. Mr. Hunter is primarily a self learner and self starter. After training himself to be a computer programmer, Business Analyst and Project Manager he held positions at Fortune 500 companies and has successfully lead projects with multi-million dollar budgets.

Recent Speaking Engagements (2013 - Partial List)

· Eastern Europe: Keynote Speaker, Startup and Grow Up - Largest Startup Conference in Poland

· China: VIP Guest Speaker and I

  • Work
    • Chairman of the Board - The GeniusCo Group
  • Education
    • 10ys-Developing and Executing Global Business Strategies
    • 10yrs-Global Business Development, strategic planning and execution
    • 14yrs-Executive and Director Level Global Operations and Supply Chain
    • 16yrs-Product Development
    • 18yrs-Project Governance and Compliance