San Francisco, CA, September 26, 2022 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Upwork, the world’s work marketplace, has hired Alex Lam as their Vice President of Corporate Strategy.
Alex Lam is a transformational strategy and development professional whose career spans across Quantum, NetApp, Brocade, SanDisk, Fujitsu, and TechDemocracy, a cybersecurity solutions provider where he was most recently Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Alex is knowledgeable about operations and partnerships and has strong go to market experience for global companies. He excels when it comes to thoroughly researching the market, developing relationships with key stakeholders, and supporting strong revenue growth. Alex is excited to shape Upwork’s corporate and M&A strategy as the Company continues to evolve. He earned his MBA from the University of Michigan and graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
Upwork (Nasdaq: UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace, connecting millions of businesses with independent talent from around the globe. The Company’s clients range in size from one-person start-ups to 30% of the Fortune 100 through its powerful trust-driven platform that enables companies and freelancers to work together in new ways that unlock their potential. In 2020, Upwork’s talent community earned over $2.3 billion on Upwork across more than 10,000 skills, including website and app development, creative and design, customer support, finance and accounting, consulting, and operations. The Company offers a direct-to-talent approach as an alternative to traditional intermediaries such as staffing firms, recruiters, and agencies by providing high-quality independent talent and features that help build trusted relationships and instill trust in remote work.
FlemingMartin is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards, Private Equity Firms and CEOs of companies to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses on the Life Sciences, Technology, and Financial Services industries. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.