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Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2017 Staffing 100 List

The Staffing 100 honors influential leaders who have a significant impact on the staffing industry

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – February 27, 2017 –  Upwork, the world’s largest freelancing website, announced today that its CEO, Stephane Kasriel, has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2017 Staffing 100 list, which honors leaders who have made exemplary contributions to the workforce ecosystem over the past year.

Now in its sixth year, The Staffing 100 list includes notable influencers who are driving workforce innovation and leadership excellence. Winners were selected based on the nominee’s impact and influence within the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem over the past twelve months. According to Staffing Industry Analysts: “Being a great leader…is competing, pushing the boundaries of excellence, innovating and inspiring others including your customers to go beyond traditional models of staffing.”

As CEO of Upwork, Stephane Kasriel drives the company’s vision of connecting businesses with great talent to work without limits. Ranked as the largest online staffing company by spend, nearly 20 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as other brand name customers — including Airbnb, Dropbox and Pfizer — use Upwork to gain simple, quick and cost-effective access to qualified freelance talent.

Stephane Kasriel’s Staffing 100 profile can be found at http://si100.staffingindustry.com/stephane-kasriel-4/

About Upwork
Built on the largest freelancing website, Upwork Enterprise combines a Freelancer Management System with premium talent services, giving companies a single solution that makes it simple, quick and cost effective to access qualified freelance talent when and where it’s needed.

Upwork is the world’s largest freelancing website. Freelancers are earning more than $1 billion annually via Upwork. Upwork is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., with offices in San Francisco and Oslo, Norway. For more information, visit our website at www.upwork.com, join us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Their proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. They also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.

Known for their award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, SIA helps both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.

Katie Evans