Upwork Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Hayden Brown (40 yo)





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...

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Hayden Brown's remuneration changed compared to Upwork's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Sep 30 2022n/an/a


Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$35mUS$500k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$848kUS$480k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$12mUS$437k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$478kUS$365k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$1mUS$240k


Compensation vs Market: Hayden's total compensation ($USD34.91M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.44M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Hayden's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Hayden Brown
$ 11.8m
Eric Gilpin
Chief Sales Officer6.75yrsUS$1.49m0.030%
$ 513.9k
Elizabeth Tse
Senior Vice President of Operations8.83yrsno datano data
Olivier Marie
Chief Accounting Officer2yrsno data0.0078%
$ 134.0k
Saty Bahadur
Chief Technology Officer1.42yrsno datano data
Denise Garcia
Investor Relations Officerno datano datano data
Brian Levey
Chief Business Affairs & Legal Officer and Secretary8.83yrsno datano data
Amanda Vinson
Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development3.25yrsno datano data
Melissa Waters
Chief Marketing Officer1yrno datano data
Erin Thomas
Head of Diversity3.08yrsno datano data
Matt McDonald
Senior Vice President of Engineering3.08yrsno datano data
Evan Barbosa
Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: UPWK's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Hayden Brown
$ 11.8m
Kevin Harvey
Independent Director8.83yrsUS$265.88k1.99%
$ 34.2m
Gary Steele
Independent Director4.42yrsUS$268.38k0.026%
$ 451.0k
Thomas Layton
Independent Chairman of the Board8.83yrsUS$339.55k3.13%
$ 53.9m
Elizabeth Nelson
Independent Director7.92yrsUS$269.20k0.29%
$ 5.0m
Gregory Gretsch
Independent Director8.83yrsUS$285.13k2.15%
$ 37.0m
Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri
Independent Director2.17yrsUS$246.70k0.011%
$ 185.7k
Leela Srinivasan
Independent Director3.5yrsUS$253.45k0.022%
$ 380.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: UPWK's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).