Matt Barrie is an award winning technology entrepreneur.
He is Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing marketplace connecting over 30 million professionals globally. It has been awarded by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences eleven Webby Awards, the “Internet’s highest honour”.
In this episode, Matt talks about how he started Freelancer after buying and combining 13 mini sites. He gained some valuable insights on how and who to hire for a business, and how culture and talent factor in to the interview and selection process.
Matt is a frequent speaker on the topics of technology and entrepreneurship. In this podcast, he talks about his perspective on technology and how it will affect industry in the future.
In 2011, he was one of nineteen featured from the 600 speakers at SXSW. He has been a keynote speaker at conferences including The Next Web, Summit Series and CEBIT.
Matt is a prolific speaker globally and has featured at The Summit Series, Tony Robbins, The Next Web, in the New York Times, Bloomberg TV, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, BRW and the Economist.