Upwork Appoints Saty Bahadur as Chief Technology Officer
Seasoned cloud, mobile and artificial intelligence veteran joins Upwork to lead technology platform that powers the world’s work marketplace
Bahadur joins Upwork from Amazon, where he spent the last four years as a general manager, most recently leading the team responsible for preventing worldwide fraud and abuse on Amazon.com. Previously, he led the Alexa artificial intelligence group and built the platform on which all of Alexa runs. Prior to Amazon, Bahadur served in multiple engineering leadership positions over a decade spent at Microsoft, most notably in the Windows and Windows Phone business units, and held engineer and manager roles at Intel.
Bahadur has spent the majority of his career on the cusp of significant computing technology paradigm shifts. While at Microsoft, he launched the Nokia Lumia 900, the first LTE phone in the
“Clear technology strategy and flawless engineering execution will continue to underpin Upwork’s ability to capitalize on the phenomenal market opportunity in front of us,” said Upwork President and CEO
“I’m beyond thrilled to join, lead and grow the already talented engineering organization behind the world’s work marketplace,” said Upwork CTO
Bahadur holds an M.S. in computer science from
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