David Hughes

David Hughes is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners, based in San Francisco, California. Mr. Hughes has a strong history in the Technology & Digital and Private Equity sectors with 15+ years of C-suite Corporate Leadership, Management Consulting, and Executive Search experience in high-growth markets. Throughout his Executive Search career, David has served in leadership roles placing sales, marketing, and cybersecurity leaders for both Technology multinationals and start-ups and Venture Capital clients. David has launched several successful Executive Search practices from scratch, with a solid track record in building long-term strategic partnerships with clients. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, David was the Vice President of Sales for a Global IT Services & Consulting organization where he oversaw all direct and channel sales initiatives within the organization and expanded talent acquisition operations across the group.

Mr. Hughes has a Global Business Management BBA from California State University San Marcos. In addition to his native English, he speaks Norwegian fluently.