Kurt Brungardt is the Chief Information Officer for MSD Capital, L.P., the New York-based private investment firm that exclusively manages the capital of Michael Dell and his family.
The firm, founded in 1998, currently has offices in New York, Los Angeles and London.
With extensive experience in business process and technology, Kurt
has introduced and implemented a significant scaling of MSD Capital's
operations while positioning the company for future growth, operational excellence, and simplicity.
Kurt's responsibilities included the introduction and implementation of the advanced research capture and management systems at MSD Capital
, which consistently helps the firm manage, mine and internally share its proprietary research.
co-founded the Hedge Fund Technology Group
(HFTG), a select group of CIO's and CTO's from many of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the United States.
In the aggregate, HFTG member firms manage nearly half a trillion dollars.
Kurt Brungardt, was the former COO/CTO for Digital Power Networks, a technology firm selling active noise control and condition monitoring equipment to the utility industry.
is well known for driving the creation of the first active noise control (ANC) systems for the company, as they are the largest commercial ANC systems in the world.
While beginning his professional career designing submarines for General Dynamics Electric Boat Division in Connecticut, his responsibilities included designing and testing the advanced quieting systems for the Seawolf, Trident and Los Angeles class submarines.
Mr. Brungardt holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.