Business 100 – 2015

John Hughes/TubeMogul

John Hughes is co-founder and president of Product at TubeMogul, a leading enterprise software company for brand advertising. Tube Mogul’s software is counted on every day by brands like L’Oréal, Heineken, Mondelez International, and Lenovo to put video ads on every screen and scale their efforts globally. Previously, John worked for Adobe Systems and Gateway Inc. John holds an M.B.A. from 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 both Glassdoor and the San Francisco Business Times. He is particularly proud of TubeMogul’s IPO on the NASDAQ stock exchange in July 2014. John and his wife Jeanne have three children.