The Work Unlocked podcast

There has never been a better time to broaden our views about how we work. Join the conversation as freelancers, the businesses that rely on them, and future-of-work experts share insights with hosts Gene Gates, Sheri Baker, and Tim Sanders.

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You’re invited to look at work in a whole new way.

Work Unlocked features thought-provoking stories. Freelancers from around the world talk about how they built successful businesses and redefined the meaning of “workday” for themselves. And business leaders from companies of all sizes share how they have built relationships with freelancers to drive innovation and gain competitive advantage.

Our hosts

Tim Sanders

Vice President of Customer Insights, Upwork

Author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller "Love Is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends."

Former chief solutions officer at Yahoo! and early-stage member of Mark Cuban's Faculty member of the Global Institute of Leadership Development.

Gene Gates

Award-winning radio personality and podcast host

Hosted top-rated morning radio shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, and Atlanta.

In 2015 won the Marconi Award 
from the National Association of Broadcasters for Personality of 
the Year.

Sheri Baker

Marketing Lead, Upwork

More than a decade of 
experience leading marketing 
and communications for Fortune 500 companies.

Turned to Upwork during her first pregnancy in search of a better working life and has been leading programs for Upwork ever since.

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