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Stephane Kasriel      

VP of Payments at Facebook; Former CEO of Upwork; Author of "Hire Fast & Build Things"

Stephane Kasriel is VP of Payments at Facebook, overseeing the Payments product team.

He was previously CEO of freelancing website Upwork, where he led the company through its IPO in 2018. Before becoming CEO, he led Upwork’s product and engineering teams.

He was an early employee at PayPal serving as Global Head of Consumer Products, Global Head of Mobile Business Development, and Managing Director of PayPal France.

Kasriel is also the author of "Hire Fast & Build Things," an ebook on how to manage geographically distributed teams.

He has also held leadership roles at Fireclick, Work4, and Zong, and was a founder of Fireclick and iFeelGoods. He has played key roles in organizations including the World Economic Forum and the California Governor’s Future of Work Commission. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, a MS from Stanford in Computer Science and a BS from Ecole Polytechnique in France.


Upwork Announces Leadership Transition | Business Wire

Stephane Kasriel, President & Chief Executive Officer, has informed the Board of his decision to step down at year end 2019, and the Board has appointed ...

Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel To Step Down | Markets Insider

(RTTNews) - Upwork Inc. (UPWK), online talent solution provider, Monday said its CEO Stephane Kasriel has decided to step down at year-end. The B...

How to build a diverse board | TechCrunch

For Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork, “our board has been the most useful in discovering blind spots, by asking questions that force us to think outside of our ...

Former Paypal executive to lead Facebook Pay | Reuters

Facebook Inc named former PayPal Holdings Inc executive Stephane Kasriel to lead Facebook Pay, a company executive said on Monday.

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