Michael Hughes is responsible for LoopUp's product development and platform operations worldwide, based out of San Francisco. Prior to LoopUp, he was a founding member and CEO of Pagoo, a pioneering VoIP company. He played a key role in setting strategy, fundraising, building the early stage team and expanding into Europe and Asia. Prior to Pagoo, he was a strategy consultant with Monitor. He has an MEng from Imperial College, an MBA from Stanford as an Arjay Miller Scholar, and was awarded a Sainsbury Management Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineers.
Michael is also the founder of the Silicon Valley Internship Programme (www.siliconvalleyinternship.com) which brings newly graduated aspiring British entrepreneurs to the Bay Area to work with fast growth technology companies as part of a one year paid internship.