Judge, 2013-2015 Global Finals, 2014-2015 Silicon Valley

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.