As senior vice president of HR and talent innovation at Upwork, Zoë Harte has led her team through growth and evolution for over seven years. She focuses on building a mission driven culture for Upwork’s employees and global network of freelancers. Harte is proud of Upwork’s flexibility during its transition to a “remote-first” model, noting that the organization has become more productive, engaged and empathetic as a result. She looks forward to working with Upwork’s first VP of hybrid workforce solutions to evolve how Upwork capitalizes on this new approach.