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Company Overview of oDesk Corporation

Company Overview

As per the transaction announced on December 18, 2013, oDesk Corporation was acquired by Elance-oDesk. oDesk Corporation operates an online workplace that enables freelancers and businesses to work together. The company’s platform allows small business owners to post jobs, interview candidates, and hire and manage workforce in the areas of Web development, software development, networking and information systems, writing and translation, administrative support, design and multimedia, customer service, sales and marketing, and business services. It also offers various enterprise solutions in the areas of content writing, localization and translation, data services, content moderation, and cus...

901 Marshall Street

Suite 200

Redwood City, CA 94063

United States

Founded in 2002

Phone:

650-853-4100

Fax:

650-853-4101

Key Executives for oDesk Corporation

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oDesk Corporation Key Developments

oDesk Corporation Presents at Baird's 2014 Business Solutions Conference, Feb-25-2014 11:30 AM

oDesk Corporation Presents at Baird's 2014 Business Solutions Conference, Feb-25-2014 11:30 AM. Venue: The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street, New York, New York, United States.

Elance and oDesk Announce Executive Changes

Elance and oDesk announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge with each other. Fabio Rosati will serve as chief executive officer of the combined company, and oDesk executive chairman Thomas Layton will continue in the same role of the combined company. Gary Swart will act as a strategic advisor. The name of the new company post-merger will be announced after the deal closes.

Kelly Services, Inc. Forms a Alliance with oDesk

Kelly Services, Inc. announced it is teaming up with oDesk(r), whereby oDesk will be a component of KellyOCG's talent supply chain. KellyOCG(r) is the Outsourcing and Consulting Group of Kelly Services. This alliance, the first between a workforce solutions company and an online workplace, will help large organizations integrate freelancers, working both locally and virtually via the Internet, into their flexible workforce.

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