Business 100 – 2014

John Hughes/TubeMogul

John Hughes is co-founder and president of Product at TubeMogul, one of the leading enterprise platform companies for digital branding. TubeMogul’s software is counted on every day by brands like Allstate, Mondelez International and Lenovo to put video ads on every screen and scale their efforts globally. Prior to TubeMogul, John worked for Adobe Systems and Gateway Inc. John is an M.B.A. graduate of UC Berkeley, and has a B.S. from Penn State. While at Cal, John co-created the video promotion platform Oneload.com.

A native of Denver, John’s paternal ancestors hail from Athlone. Bursting with Irish pride, John says of his heritage, “as a second-generation Irish American, I could not be more proud of my roots.”

John’s many awards and honors include a Spark award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in 2014, the Best Advertising Platform Award from The Drum, and TubeMogul being named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times this year. He is particularly proud of TubeMogul’s IPO on the NASDAQ stock exchange in July. John and his wife Jeanne have three children, Avery, Owen, and Everett.