As CEO of Upwork, Stephane Kasriel drives the company’s vision of connecting businesses with talent faster than ever. The third-largest company by human cloud spend, Upwork boasts more than 5 million company clients and 12 million freelancers. Kasriel first joined the company as a result of the merger with oDesk in 2012, and was responsible for building and leading the company’s global engineering team as senior VP of engineering. Kasriel also co-chairs the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Education, Gender and Work.