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Gender:
Male
Location:
Mountain View
Website:
https://www.upwork.com/
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Person Details

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Tech executive at the helm of the world’s largest freelance talent marketplace, Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk). Upwork is the first online business large enough to qualify for inclusion in Staffing Industry Analysts’ ranking of the top U.S. staffing firms and talent engagement firms.

Chosen to guide Upwork’s next chapter after promotion from managing the company’s global tech team of 300+ product managers, designers and engineers. Firsthand expert on tech innovation as well as hiring and working with freelancers around the world.

Lifetime technophile with 15 patents for web-related technologies, founder of two companies, and former executive at PayPal (Global Head of PayPal Consumer Products, Global Head of Mobile Business Development and Managing Director of PayPal France), Fireclick, Work4, and Zong.

MBA from INSEAD, MS in Computer Science from Stanford and BS from Ecole Polytechnique in France.

Specialties: Staffing, innovation, building distributed tech teams, technical careers, freelancing, future of work, entrepreneurship and online marketplaces / platform strategy

Jobs (10)

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CEO

Apr 20, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)

Freelancing

Feb 2, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
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COO
May 10, 2010
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VP Global Sales & Business Development
Nov, 2009
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Co-Founder
Apr 1, 2014
Apr 20, 2015
Senior Vice President, Product and Engineering
2012
Mar 31, 2014
Vice President of Product and Engineering
2008
May 8, 2010
Sr Director, Global Consumer Products
Jun 1, 2004
2008
Managing Director, France
1998
Aug 1, 2003
Founder

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