From enterprise productivity apps and knowledge management to crowd-sourcing and online user feedback, working in a company has become more collaborative and interactive than ever. Here are some issues that compel our companies to rethink work.
How do private social networks, communication apps and collaboration tools enable employees to interact in new meaningful ways?
What is the state of the freelance economy? How can freelancers and corporations find a happy middle ground for sourcing and contracting work?
Has crowd-sourcing permanently transformed the way we solve challenges, source designers, and complete tasks?
Matt Cooper is the Vice President of Operations for oDesk, where he oversees the enterprise sales and services teams, as well as the customer service and internal operations functions. Matt brings to oDesk over a decade of executive operating experience in both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Previously, as a member of the executive team at Accolo, a recruiting services and technology firm, he grew the business from 1 employee into one of the top 50 companies on the Inc 500 list. He... Read More →
Mike Samson is the co-founder of crowdSPRING and speaks often on crowdsourcing, industry disruption, startups, and small business issues. | | Samson is also an Emmy Award® nominated Producer and Production Manager with 20 years of experience in the film and television industry. He worked on dozens of feature film and TV projects including "Wall Street," "Bull Durham," "Steven King's The Stand," "Men in Black II,"and TV series such as "New York Undercover" and "Third Watch." Numerous... Read More →
Ved leads Elance's customer acquisition and retention across online channels including paid search, SEO, affiliates, display and CRM. Prior to this role, Ved led product management for Elance, and drove the product strategy and design for the Elance user experience. Ved has been with Elance since the company's inception. | | Prior to Elance, Ved was a consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton. Ved began his career at Oracle, where he led technical pre-sales for an Oracle business unit and developed... Read More →