Investor and Entrepreneur In Residence at Atento Capital
Hugh is an Investor and EIR at Atento Capital, where he focuses on enterprise SaaS investments in the EdTech, future of work and mobility sectors. Hugh is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of CommunityCode, an EdTech company which teaches computer science principles to thousands of diverse K-12 students, as well as educators and schools across the Southeastern US.
Prior to Atento, Hugh worked under Justice Beatty of the South Carolina Supreme Court, at the law firm of Carl F. Muller, as a management consultant, in the African off-grid solar industry for ZOLA Electric, and in venture capital for Plexo Capital.
Hugh earned his B.A. at Harvard College, J.D. at Columbia Law School, and M.B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He has been recognized as a 2015 Hive Global Leader, a 107.3 JAMZ 2015 Upstate Black History Maker, a 2016 Management Leadership for Tomorrow Fellow, a 2017 Consortium Fellow, a 2018 Forbes Fellow by Forbes Under 30, a 2018 Haas Social Impact Fund Award Winner, a 2018-2019 Rankin Fellowship Recipient, and a 2019 Beyond Yourself Fellow.
In his spare time, Hugh is a fitness enthusiast and licensed private pilot who loves to travel. He is passionate about community development, as well as driving economic impact and large-scale social change through technology and innovation in the Tulsa community and beyond.