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Meet the AKF Partners Team!


Travis Hurant

Associate Partner

Travis is an accomplished technology leader with over 15 years of experience spanning roles from Software Architect to CTO. He possesses expertise in software engineering, system architecture, product development, data analysis, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing. Travis thrives in dynamic settings that emphasize cutting-edge technology.  Throughout his diverse career in sectors such as healthcare, finance, e-commerce, and banking, Travis has expertly scaled various technologies and businesses. Notably, two of his ventures were acquired by industry giants Rakuten and Rue Gilt Groupe. Travis’s portfolio includes collaborations with brands like Fidelity Investments, PNC Bank, Verizon, Starbucks, Coach, Clinique, Black & Decker, GNC, and Footlocker.

Travis is deeply passionate about continuous learning. He’s currently pursuing a PhD in Quantum Engineering at Duke University, exploring the future potential of quantum computing for scalable solutions. Additionally, he holds a Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The George Washington University.
Outside the tech realm, Travis is an adventurer at heart, enjoying hiking, fishing, and reading. He cherishes traveling with his wife and their three sons.