Gary Kuhn has worked in business development in the high technology sector for 23 years before joining Roots of Peace full-time in 2001. Gary started his career at IBM in San Francisco after graduating from University of California, Berkeley. Gary furthered his education in an executive program sponsored by IBM at Harvard University. After leaving IBM, Gary joined Adobe Systems in 1990 to help develop business opportunities for PostScript and Acrobat. Gary then moved on to Autodesk where he managed the development team for AutoCAD LT, one of the companies main products. Gary then pursued consulting for a number of international technology companies working to establish a market in the US.

Gary has worked to support Roots of Peace since its’ inception in 1997. He serves on the Board and manages the international demining and development programs. Gary continues to serve on a number of non-profit boards. He lives with his wife, Heidi, and their four children, Brooks, Tucker, Kyleigh and Christian.