Michael Hughes, co-CEO and co-founder of LoopUp, is responsible for the company's product development and platform operations worldwide. 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 was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in Her Majesty's 2017 New Year's Honours List for services to graduate development via the Silicon Valley Internship Programme.