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May 06, 2015 7:39 AM ET

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Company Overview of Elance-oDesk

Company Overview

Elance-oDesk operates a platform for businesses to find, hire, collaborate with and pay freelancers from the United States and internationally. Its platform allows businesses to hire application developers, software engineers, testers, network administrators, Web designers, graphic designers, copywriters, market researchers, SEO experts, data analysts, social media marketers, translators, customer service agents, moderators, administrative assistants, accountants, lawyers, and business consultants. It also offers Elance Private Talent Cloud, a platform to manage the entire network of freelancers, contractors, and consultants; Elance Global Payments, a payment platform that enables clients to...

441 Logue Avenue

Mountain View, CA 94043

United States

Founded in 1998





Key Executives for Elance-oDesk

Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors
Executive Chairman
Age: 51
Vice President of Labs and Co-founder
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Elance-oDesk Key Developments

Elance-oDesk Appoints Daphne Li as Senior Vice President

Elance-oDesk announced that Daphne Li has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Enterprise, effective immediately. Li will be responsible for ElanceoDesk's Private Talent Cloud offering a revolutionary platform for agile companies and their external talent. Prior to joining ElanceoDesk, Li led the development of enterprise markets, solutions and services at both early stage and Fortune 500 companies including at ADP, Apple and Bain & Company.

Elance-oDesk Presents at 2014 Deutsche Bank Technology Conference, Sep-09-2014 04:10 PM

Elance-oDesk Presents at 2014 Deutsche Bank Technology Conference, Sep-09-2014 04:10 PM. Venue: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States. Speakers: Servaes Tholen, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Elance and oDesk Announce Executive Changes

Elance and oDesk announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge with each other. Fabio Rosati will serve as chief executive officer of the combined company, and oDesk executive chairman Thomas Layton will continue in the same role of the combined company. Gary Swart will act as a strategic advisor. The name of the new company post-merger will be announced after the deal closes.

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