Winner: Han Yuan, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Upwork LinkedIn
Before leads can be managed by a software solution, you need people who can create the solutions. Upwork is the company that connects the people capable of creating the solutions with the companies that need them.
Han leads the engineering team at Upwork, where he oversees the company’s online platform as well as a distributed technical team of more than 300 people who power it. Prior to joining Upwork, Han built and led engineering teams at eBay and Netflix, focusing on mobile and business incubation. He began his career in the enterprise start-up space and was co-founder of buddystumbler.com. Han and his team are the backbone of this network that helps to provide qualified developers for tons of companies looking to create custom software solutions.
Han is nominated by Susan Finch