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Katie Hughes is the Talent Partner for DFJ and joined the firm in 2012. She works with the firm’s portfolio companies on their human capital strategies including executive leadership, team-building, recruiting, compensation, onboarding, management and retention.

Prior to joining DFJ, Katie was a Managing Director of Betts Recruiting, a leading provider of go-to market recruiting for venture-backed technology companies.

Katie earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She serves on the leadership committee of Summer Search, a non-profit dedicated to helping underprivileged students find meaningful work.