Mr. Bill Hughes
Partner, Milamber Ventures
Bill Hughes is a Partner with Milamber Ventures, a venture advisory firm focused on human capital innovations ranging from educational technology to employability.
Recently, Bill was Chief Strategy Officer at Learning Objects, a growth-stage ed tech start-up acquired by Cengage Learning in 2015.
At Pearson, Bill was Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development where he advised its executive team on growth strategies in post-secondary markets, including M&A, partnerships and strategic investments. He re-architected Pearson’s MyLabs platform and was instrumental in making them adaptive. He launched born-digital businesses, including Intellus Learning and Pearson Writer, and he led the company's contributions to open source initiatives.
As a 30-year veteran of the technology industry, he played leading roles at Cambridge Innovation Center, Sapient and Cambridge Technology Partners.
Bill earned his AB from Harvard and his MBA from the MIT Sloan School, where he was a Seley Scholar.