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It’s always nice when someone describes your company as “leading the next wave of innovation.” That’s especially true coming from Red Herring.

Here’s the quote:

Award Recognizes the 100 “Most Promising” Companies Driving the Future of Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 4, 2007) — Red Herring today announced that oDesk ( is a Finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award, a selection of the 100 private companies based in North America that play a leading role in innovation and technology.

The Red Herring editorial board diligently surveyed the entrepreneurial scene throughout the North American region and identified the top 200 out of more than 800 closely evaluated companies that are leading the next wave of innovation.

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Brian Goler


Brian Goler served as Vice President of Marketing at oDesk. Brian has more than 15 years of management experience spanning several online community and publishing businesses. Brian co-founded and launched YorZ, an online community dedicated to helping people advance their careers. He held several senior positions at LookSmart including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Senior Vice President of Product since January 2001 and… read more