Dr. Bunting received his doctorate from George Mason University. His research focuses on the vertical alignment within enterprise architectures. He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania focusing in decision sciences, and his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Drexel University. He co-wrote the book Enterprise Dynamics Sourcebook.
Over his career he has support federal agencies addressing problems of national importance. For the Department of Defense Joint Operational Medicine Information System (JOMIS) supported the enterprise/system architecture development to support acquisition decision events increasing the likelihood the overall system will meet its requirements. For DHS/ICE provided system architecture and requirements engineering expertise for the development of the Immigration Data Modernization architecture, as well as, providing requirements engineering and system architecture support for the development of the ICE Case Management system. For a Department of Justice agency, provided enterprise architecture (EA) expertise for the development and use of a Financial Services Segment Architecture (FSSA). For US-VISIT program, supported the formulation of the US-VISIT business services reference guide, which structures approximately 45 US-VISIT business services, as well as, he provided requirements engineering expertise in examining solutions to manage immigrant Exit from the USA. For DHS/CBP, supported the Automated Commercial Environment Modernization program (ACE), which manages all cargo into and out of the USA. He provided enterprise and technical architecture development. For the ACE /International Trade Data System (ITDS) effort, which involved 40 federal agencies, He supported the development of ITDS functional and system requirements and their association to ACE requirements. He developed a performance framework as the basis for developing an ITDS performance architecture.