Zoe Harte leads talent strategy at Upwork. As such, she has guided the growth of the company’s team by more than 50% since its merger in spring of 2014. Zoe implements innovative management approaches and focuses on building a mission-driven culture for Upwork’s team of employees and global network of freelancers. Her team includes HR business partnerships, learning and development, workplace management, recruitment, compliance and onboarding, talent innovation and HR operations. Zoe was recently named to SIA’s Global Power 100 Women in Staffing List.
Prior to joining Upwork, Zoe was Director of Global Initiatives and Senior HR Business Partner at Yahoo, Director of HRBPs and Director of Recruitment at Rovi and also led International Customer Care for Yahoo. Zoe holds an MA in theology from University of Exeter and a BA in religion and women’s studies from Earlham College.