Chief Network Architect

Aaron Hughes is a veteran technologist and entrepreneur who has served as our Chief Network Architect for more than 10 years. He also serves the Internet Engineering community in many elected and volunteer roles including serving as the current President of PeeringDB (3 years), current Chair of the Open-IX Board, former ARIN Board of Trustees (6 years), and PeeringDB Admin (10+ years). He also serves on several commercial advisory boards.

Prior to joining Terremark, Aaron led operations, sales engineering, and planning, and design as VP of Operations at YellowBrix – a content distribution company based on proprietary technology that uses Artificial Intelligence, linguistic pattern analysis, and entity identification to contextually analyze information and deliver it to clients. Aaron has also held network and system architecture roles at Certainty Solutions, Quest Technologies, RCN, UltraNet, and Channel 1 Communications.