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Jeff Wald

Jeff Wald 

Jeff Wald is the Founder of WorkMarket, an enterprise software platform that enables companies to efficiently and compliantly, organize, manage and pay freelancers (purchased by ADP). Jeff has founded several other technology companies, including Spinback, a social sharing platform (eventually purchased by salesforce.com). Jeff began his career in finance, serving as a Managing Director at activist hedge fund Barington Capital Group, a Vice President at Israeli venture firm GlenRock and various roles in the M&A Group at JP Morgan. He is an active angel investor and startup advisor, as well as serving on numerous public and private Boards of Directors. Jeff holds an MBA from Harvard University and an MS and BS from Cornell University. He also formerly served as an officer in the Auxiliary Unit of the New York Police Department and is a Producer of the Tony Award Winning Best Musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder". Jeff is the author of "The Birthday Rules" and the upcoming book "The End of Jobs: The Rise of the Agile Company and the On-Demand Worker". Jeff is a regular writer in Huffington Post and Forbes and speaks widely at conferences and television on startups and labor issues. Jeff was named "One of the 100 Most Influential People' in Staffing" by the Staffing Industry Analysts in 2017 & 2018.

Latest Articles  by  Jeff Wald 

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Talent Acquisition

Remember Gig Workers as Your Organization Adapts to New Ways of Working

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People Management and Growth

Supply and (On) Demand — The Risks of Static Freelance Recruitment Strategies

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People Management and Growth

Contractors, Compliance and the Cloud: How a Freelance Management System Can Help

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Talent Acquisition

Boosting the Impact of Your On-Demand Workforce With Better Data

The Future of Work

Learning and Development

Data and Major Influences Driving the Future of Work

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