Jack Hughes

Founder at TopCoder, Inc.

Jack Hughes

Jack Hughes

Founder at TopCoder, Inc.

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TopCoder, Inc.
Tallan, Inc.

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Number of Boards

8

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer at Tongal, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Tongal, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Chestnut Ridge Capital LLC

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Interim Chief Investment Officer at Washington University in St. Louis

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Director of Public Impact at Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

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Executive Partner at Bulger Capital LLC

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Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at TopCoder, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Efabless Corp.

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Advisor at BOLDstart Ventures

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Jack Hughes
Founder at TopCoder, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

Career History
Director
2014 - Current

efabless Corp. operates as an semiconductor community engineering platform. The firm offers community members with everything required to define, develop and monetize their IP and IC designs. efabless applies the principles of open innovation to make customized, on-demand mixed signal electronics affordable, accessible and creative. The company was founded by Mohamed Kassem, Sherif Eid and Jack Hughes and Michael S. Wishart in April 2014 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Founder
Current

TopCoder, Inc. provides computer programming and software services. The company was founded by Jack Hughes in 2001 and is headquartered in Glastonbury, CT.

Founding Investor
Tenure Unconfirmed

Skills.com is a platform and community focused on developing and sharing the world's practical skills. The Skills.com platform is based on a new social learning model that applies the sharing-economy mindset to building new skills. Skills.com launched its MVP in April at the UpSkill summit at the White House and recently released an iOS and an Android applications. The opportunity for Skills.com is to capitalize on the growing skills shortages and mismatches between the skills demands of employers and the availability of those skills in the market, commonly known as the skills gap. Skills.com was founded by Tammy Johns, a recognized thought leader in global labor markets who spent 20 years on the Executive Management team at ManpowerGroup and who is a HBR author and a Visiting Scholar at MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence and Jack Hughes, a serial technology entrepreneur who founded and built TopCoder into the world’s largest community of software and creative professionals.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Tongal, Inc. provides social content development platform. It crowd sources video advertisements for global brands creating professional video content. The company was founded by Mark Burrell, Robert Salvatore, and James DeJulio and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

Member, Management Advisory Board
Current

Fort Point Capital focuses on investments in leading, lower middle-market service-oriented businesses. The firm targets investments growing companies in a variety of sectors including business services, healthcare services, consumer services and software and information technology services. Investments typically range from $5 million to $25 million.

Board Member
Current

Bulger Capital Partners focuses on investments in growth companies within the technology-enabled services (business, information technology and communications), software and Internet sectors. They tend to invest in companies with revenues of $5 million to $50 million and EBITDA of $2 million to $10 million. The firm targets companies with defensible market positions and strong gross and/or operating margins. Bulger Capital Partners makes significant minority or majority investments of $5 million or more.

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General Atlantic LLC, Appirio, Inc., Sequoia Capital, GGV Capital purchase TopCoder, Inc.

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