David L. Hunt
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
As Vice President of ETS’s Global Division, David Hunt is responsible for ETS’s English-language learning and global channel expansion efforts. This includes strategy development and tactical oversight of all English-language learning programs, including the TOEFL® (Test of English as a Foreign LanguageTM) and the TOEIC® (Test of English for International CommunicationTM) tests. He also oversees all channel expansion efforts aimed at increasing the distribution and sales of ETS’s products and services worldwide, including the development of the ETS Preferred Network, the management of the TOEFL iBTTM test center network, as well as various client relationship efforts. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing the development of the Global Division’s custom assessment business and the Global subsidiaries.
Hunt joined ETS in 2003 as Executive Director of the Account Management Organization in the Operations Division. In that capacity, he was responsible for overseeing the division’s account management functions, including the development of strategic solutions aimed at saving money and improving quality for ETS and its clients. He also assumed responsibility for ETS’s Publications Division for a brief time before Accenture, a global management and technology services firm, assumed the division’s functions.
In 2004, Hunt was named Group Executive Director of the Process Management Organization in the ETS Brands Division. His team was responsible for coordinating all ETS activities associated with Higher Education Division Brands programs, including the documentation, standardization and streamlining of various processes, policies and procedures.
Hunt was named Associate Vice President for Channel Expansion in the Higher Education Division in 2005. In that position, he successfully managed the development and global rollout of the Internet-based TOEFL test (TOEFL iBT), one of the most significant product launches in ETS’s history.
Before joining ETS, Hunt was Vice President of Customer Service with Global Crossing Telecommunications, where he established a global support organization responsible for all operational processes, business planning, reporting analysis and IT user requirements. He has also served as Vice President of Acquisition Marketing with Prudential Financial Services. At Prudential, Hunt was responsible for the company’s turnkey marketing infrastructure, supporting its 9,000-person sales force.
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Hunt is a graduate of Rutgers Law School and a member of the New Jersey Bar Association.
At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English-language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® test and The Praxis SeriesTM assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide.