Upwork’s CEO and Chief People Officer Both Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2020 Global Power 150: Women in Staffing List
The annual list honors female leaders who have a significant impact on the global staffing industry
Now in its sixth year, the
As President and CEO of Upwork,
As the pioneer of the work marketplace space, Upwork has long been building capabilities and tools for a world now increasingly ready to use them, and Brown is laser-focused on how the company can continue to power its customers’ progress. Brown’s other SIA recognitions include the 2020 Staffing 100 and 40 Under 40, which highlight leaders making an impact with their strategic vision.
“I’m honored to be included in this list,” said Brown. “At Upwork we are committed to helping both businesses and independent professionals unlock their true potential, and this recognition further validates that vision. On behalf of everyone here at Upwork, we look forward to empowering more people to gain control and freedom over their businesses and careers.”
“I appreciate being recognized by SIA as a staffing industry leader,” says Harte. “At Upwork, we are dedicated to providing our team members with the culture and tools they need to be successful. This extends to the more than 500 corporate employees and over 1,500 independent professionals from around the world whom we partner with throughout the year. We look forward to helping even more businesses break traditional geographic barriers so they too can experience the many benefits of tapping into a trusted global talent pool.”
Upwork is the world’s largest work marketplace, connecting millions of businesses with independent talent around the globe. We serve everyone from one-person startups to 30% of the Fortune 100 with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and freelancers to work together in new ways that unlock their potential. Our talent community earned over
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