San Francisco, CA, August 1, 2022 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Upwork, the world’s work marketplace, has hired Jacy Escoffier as their Vice President of Leadership & Development.
Jacy Escoffier is a builder who has an extensive background creating and driving learning strategies in partnership with cross-functional groups including analytics teams, HR partners, business stakeholders, and senior executives. As an accomplished cross-functional L&D executive, Jacy has built and led L&D programs at high profile technology companies, including Apple, Pinterest, and most recently, Coinbase, where he led learning and development. This included company-wide learning & onboarding globally, manager & executive development, learning technology & curation, technical learning functions, and Crypto University (internal and public facing education initiatives at massive scale). Jacy is excited about building a robust L&D program that will have a long-term impact for Upwork’s global talent community.
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.