• Stephane Kasriel

    CEO of Upwork

    As CEO of Upwork, the world’s largest freelancing website, Stephane is in a unique position to share his perspective on the future of work — from global forces impacting the job market and the rise of the freelance economy to how companies are changing the way they build teams and bridging skills gaps. An expert in staffing innovation, Stephane led a distributed team of engineers as Upwork’s SVP of Engineering before ascending to be CEO. His book Hire Fast & Build Things details how to use freelancers to power businesses. Stephane holds an MBA from INSEAD, Master’s from Stanford in Computer Science and a BS from Ecole Polytechnique in France. Harvard Business Review and Bloomberg View have featured Stephane on topics including the future of work, entrepreneurship and how to strengthen our global economy. You can also learn more about his point of view on Fortune, Fast Company and Entrepreneur.

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