Shawna Hughes

Chief People Officer

Shawna Hughes oversees human resources functions across Magnite’s global offices, including recruitment, professional development and the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Previously, Shawna served as Magnite’s Chief Accounting Officer and Head of Global HR at Rubicon Project, leading the company’s efforts to attract, develop and retain the best talent globally.

Having held leadership roles in Accounting, Finance, and Human Resources, Hughes brings a unique perspective to her position. Her career is rooted in a strong financial background, including a role as Senior Director of International Accounting at Concur Technologies, Inc.  In that role, she consolidated European and APAC tax and accounting operations, and previously held the position of Director of Revenue Accounting. While with Concur Technologies, Inc., she led the global Diversity & Inclusion efforts, spending time in Prague as the Country Director leading the growth of the shared service center.  

Hughes started her career at Microsoft. She has a Masters in Accounting from Notre Dame and a BS in International Business from George Fox University, and her CPA.

Our Leadership

Michael Barrett

President & Chief Executive Officer

Sean Buckley

Chief Revenue Officer

David Day

Chief Financial Officer

Katie Evans

Chief Operating Officer

David Hertog

Chief Marketing Officer

Erik Hovanec

Chief Strategy Officer

Brian Gephart

Chief Accounting Officer

Shawna Hughes

Chief People Officer

Aaron Saltz

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Adam Soroca

Chief Product Officer