Hugh graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2014, where he studied Economics. After graduation, Hugh worked as a financial analyst prior to joining the Army, where he enlisted and later commissioned as a Communications Officer. Hugh served as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer in Kuwait, traveling to Iraq during that time. He then served as a Signal Detachment Commander and Deputy Chief of Operations based in Japan and Singapore, with frequent deployments throughout Southeast Asia. Hugh now attends the Haas School of Business as a freshly-transitioned civilian. Hugh enjoys writing about blockchain, cyberspace, digital currencies, economics, foreign affairs, and technology in his free time.