DENVER, December 6, 2022 –
- Swain to steer the Audit Committee
- Brings over 25 years of expertise in finance and accounting
Velocity Global, the main supplier of world expertise options, introduced at present that notable finance and know-how govt Junko Swain has joined its board of administrators, the place she’s going to function an impartial board member and lead the Audit Committee.
“I’ve admired Junko for years. Her popularity is unparalleled throughout Silicon Valley, and my very own private interactions together with her solely furthered that sentiment,” stated Ben Wright, founder and CEO of Velocity International. “You realize a robust finance chief once you see one, and I’m honored that Junko will deliver that monetary management excellence to our firm as a board member. Moreover, her expertise in human capital administration and deep understanding of firm operations at scale will probably be an enormous raise to our crew.”
Earlier than becoming a member of Velocity International’s board of administrators, Swain held senior management positions with a number of know-how firms, together with Upwork, Vantiv, Apple, VMWare, and eBay, and efficiently led the transformation of finance operations all through the IPO course of for 2 of those firms. As well as, Swain is a robust advocate for versatile work fashions and the way forward for work, having efficiently constructed a robust performance-oriented finance group by using each impartial expertise and full-time staff at Upwork in addition to a scalable group by means of hybrid workforce administration fashions, M&A integrations, and international finance operations at eBay.
Swain joins Robert Schlossman and recently-announced Francoise Brougher as impartial board members, together with investor board members Cas Schneller, Kunal Aurora, and Parker Barrile.
“I’m enthusiastic about the way forward for work as I’ve seen and personally skilled vital modifications within the office up to now a number of years,” stated Swain. “The rise of distant and hybrid work has opened up extra variety and fairness for expertise globally whereas permitting firms to entry a really international expertise pool. Velocity International is a pioneer in enabling employers and high expertise to work with one another, no matter location. I’m thrilled to hitch Ben and the crew on the journey to offering borderless and boundless employment at scale.”
The corporate’s Global Work Platform™ seamlessly connects employers and expertise worldwide by means of proprietary cloud-based expertise administration know-how, personalised experience, and unmatched international scale. Customers entry a streamlined know-how interface and companion with a devoted buyer expertise crew for individualized options and assist.
About Velocity International
Velocity Global accelerates the way forward for work for anybody, anyplace, anyhow. Its International Work Platform™ simplifies the employer and expertise expertise by means of its proprietary cloud-based expertise administration know-how, backed by personalised experience and unmatched international scale. The platform provides a full suite of expertise options, together with international Employer of Report and Contractor Administration, to assist firms onboard, handle, and pay expertise in additional than 185 nations. Hundreds of manufacturers depend on Velocity International to construct worldwide groups with out the fee or complexity of organising international authorized entities or state registrations. Velocity International was named a “Chief” in International Employer of Report Companies by outstanding analyst agency NelsonHall. Based in 2014, the corporate has a whole lot of staff throughout six continents. For extra data, go to velocityglobal.com.