Upwork Management

Management criteria checks 3/4

Upwork's CEO is Hayden Brown, appointed in Jan 2020, has a tenure of 4.08 years. total yearly compensation is $8.47M, comprised of 6.5% salary and 93.5% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.81% of the company’s shares, worth $14.04M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 3.6 years and 7.3 years respectively.

Key information

Hayden Brown

Chief executive officer

US$8.5m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage6.5%
CEO tenure4.1yrs
CEO ownership0.8%
Management average tenure3.6yrs
Board average tenure7.3yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Upwork Is An Interesting Reasonable Growth Candidate

Feb 07

Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) A Risky Investment?

Jan 31
Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) A Risky Investment?

Upwork: A Long-Term Investment In The Freelancing Industry

Jan 22

Upwork Inc.'s (NASDAQ:UPWK) P/S Still Appears To Be Reasonable

Dec 25
Upwork Inc.'s (NASDAQ:UPWK) P/S Still Appears To Be Reasonable

At US$13.86, Is It Time To Put Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) On Your Watch List?

Dec 06
At US$13.86, Is It Time To Put Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) On Your Watch List?

Is Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) Worth US$13.8 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Nov 13
Is Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) Worth US$13.8 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Health Check: How Prudently Does Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Use Debt?

Oct 26
Health Check: How Prudently Does Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Use Debt?

Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) A Risky Investment?

Jul 17
Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) A Risky Investment?

Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) Not Lagging Industry On Growth Or Pricing

Jun 24
Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) Not Lagging Industry On Growth Or Pricing

Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) A Risky Investment?

Apr 09
Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) A Risky Investment?

Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?

Dec 21
Is Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?

Upwork: Decent Execution And A Slight Premium In Valuation

Oct 14

Upwork reaffirms Q3 guidance; initiates search for new CFO

Sep 22

Upwork: Wait For Better Buying Opportunities

Sep 13

Health Check: How Prudently Does Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Use Debt?

Aug 15
Health Check: How Prudently Does Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Use Debt?

Upwork Non-GAAP EPS of -$0.04 beats by $0.04, revenue of $156.9M beats by $9.12M

Jul 27

Upwork: Long Growth Runway, But Shares Are Not Cheap

Jul 21

BTIG lowers PT for Upwork to $30

Jul 11

Are Investors Undervaluing Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) By 40%?

Jun 16
Are Investors Undervaluing Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) By 40%?

Upwork: Time For The Relief Rally

Jun 09

How will Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Fare Against a New Major Player in the Work Marketplace

May 27
How will Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Fare Against a New Major Player in the Work Marketplace

UpWork: The #1 Hybrid Work Marketplace And Its Hidden Value

May 12

Upwork: The Gateway To Talent Access

Apr 29

Upwork: As The World Shifts Toward Freelance, This Is The Right Stock To Bank On

Mar 27

Upwork: Building The World's Work Marketplace

Feb 21

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Hayden Brown's remuneration changed compared to Upwork's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Dec 31 2023n/an/a

US$47m

Sep 30 2023n/an/a

US$13m

Jun 30 2023n/an/a

-US$28m

Mar 31 2023n/an/a

-US$48m

Dec 31 2022US$8mUS$550k

-US$90m

Sep 30 2022n/an/a

-US$96m

Jun 30 2022n/an/a

-US$80m

Mar 31 2022n/an/a

-US$73m

Dec 31 2021US$35mUS$500k

-US$56m

Sep 30 2021n/an/a

-US$33m

Jun 30 2021n/an/a

-US$26m

Mar 31 2021n/an/a

-US$21m

Dec 31 2020US$848kUS$480k

-US$23m

Sep 30 2020n/an/a

-US$29m

Jun 30 2020n/an/a

-US$30m

Mar 31 2020n/an/a

-US$22m

Dec 31 2019US$12mUS$437k

-US$17m

Sep 30 2019n/an/a

-US$17m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

-US$20m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

-US$18m

Dec 31 2018US$478kUS$365k

-US$20m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

-US$25m

Jun 30 2018n/an/a

-US$18m

Mar 31 2018n/an/a

-US$17m

Dec 31 2017US$1mUS$240k

-US$11m

Compensation vs Market: Hayden's total compensation ($USD8.47M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.09M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Hayden's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Hayden Brown (41 yo)

4.1yrs

Tenure

US$8,474,727

Compensation

Ms. Hayden Brown has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Upwork Inc. since January 1, 2020. Ms. Brown has been Director of Upwork Inc. since December 6, 2019. Ms. Brown was the Chief Marketing an...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hayden Brown
President4.1yrsUS$8.47m0.81%
$ 14.0m
Erica Gessert
Chief Financial Officerless than a yearno datano data
Elizabeth Tse
Senior Vice President of Operations9.9yrsno datano data
Olivier Marie
Chief Accounting Officer3.1yrsno data0.0040%
$ 70.0k
Denise Garcia
Investor Relations Officerno datano datano data
Brian Levey
Chief Business Affairs & Legal Officer and Secretary9.9yrsno datano data
Amanda Vinson
Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development4.3yrsno datano data
Melissa Waters
Chief Marketing Officer2.2yrsno datano data
Sunita Solao
Chief People Officerless than a yearno datano data
Erin Thomas
Head of Diversity4.2yrsno datano data
Andrew Rabinovich
VP, Head of AI & Machine Learningno datano datano data
Evan Barbosa
Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

47.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: UPWK's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hayden Brown
President4.2yrsUS$8.47m0.81%
$ 14.0m
Kevin Harvey
Independent Director9.9yrsUS$267.53k1.91%
$ 33.2m
Gary Steele
Independent Director5.5yrsUS$270.38k0.024%
$ 413.9k
Thomas Layton
Independent Chairman of the Board9.9yrsUS$337.47k3.01%
$ 52.4m
Elizabeth Nelson
Independent Director9yrsUS$290.30k0.29%
$ 5.0m
Gregory Gretsch
Independent Director9.9yrsUS$292.13k2.07%
$ 36.0m
Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri
Independent Director3.3yrsUS$264.40k0.025%
$ 429.6k
Leela Srinivasan
Independent Director4.6yrsUS$271.78k0.029%
$ 497.2k

7.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UPWK's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Simply Wall Street Pty Ltd (ACN 600 056 611), is a Corporate Authorised Representative (Authorised Representative Number: 467183) of Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd (AFSL No. 337927). Any advice contained in this website is general advice only and has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should not rely on any advice and/or information contained in this website and before making any investment decision we recommend that you consider whether it is appropriate for your situation and seek appropriate financial, taxation and legal advice. Please read our Financial Services Guide before deciding whether to obtain financial services from us.