Harold P. Hughes ’08, M’14 Political Science & Economics, Master’s in Business Administration
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Harold Hughes as one of the 2019 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
Honorees were selected based on their continued efforts to uphold the university’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect and to demonstrate an “ever-loyal” relationship with Clemson University.
Harold Hughes is the Founder & CEO of BandwagonFanClub, Inc. BANDWAGON is a fan analytics company built to help teams identify and engage the fans that show up on game day. Harold is a professional public speaker at conferences and conventions that focus on sports, analytics, and blockchain technology. He currently serves as a Board Member for the Pi Alpha National Alumni Coalition. This Fall, Harold will begin his service to the University of South Carolina Upstate through the College of Business and Economics Dean’s Advisory Board. He continues to give back to Clemson by serving on the Clemson University Graduate School Board and choose Clemson Orange as his company’s primary brand color to show his support to his alma mater.
The primary mission of Clemson YAC is to support the goals of the Clemson Alumni Association specifically on matters pertaining to Young Alumni. Clemson YAC exists to connect Young Alumni with the University, assist Young Alumni in the transition from active student to alumnus, facilitate fellowship, personal growth and professional development opportunities for young alumni and formally represent Young Alumni interests to the Clemson Alumni Council. The purpose of these efforts is to affect seminal influence on young alumni so they may continue to be connected and contributing alumni for a better Clemson throughout their lives.