Expert Talk: Building Successful Teams in a Remote Global Workscape

Thu, Sep 29, 2022, 9:00 AM (PDT)

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About this event

Join us on Thursday, September 29, as we hear from Omar Guerrero, Upwork Senior Manager of Product Design, on building cohesive global teams and the evolution of his path to managing an Upwork UX team.

Mark your calendars: Thursday, September 29 at 9:00 AM PDT as Upwork Event Manager Will Simpson and Upwork Senior Manager of Product Design Omar Guerrero discuss:

  • Developing standards of craft when working at a distance
  • Crafting successful relationships with your teams
  • Benefits and challenges with remote teammates

Get to Know Omar Guerrero:

Omar Guerrero is a product designer with 10+ years of experience in the tech industry. At Upwork, Omar leads the Design System’s team, which is the team responsible for designing and maintaining the component libraries; they develop guidelines and train the entire UX department on how to use these tools in their work.

Omar is originally from Mexico and has lived in San Francisco, California, for the past 11 years. He has a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design and is passionate about visual design and its application to the user interface. Before joining Upwork, Omar worked as a UX designer at Salesforce for four years, and before that, he worked as a graphic designer for a marketing agency. 

Disclaimer: Upwork does not provide legal advice, and as always, independent professionals remain responsible for their own compliance with all laws and legal requirements in operating their freelance business. The presentation represents the perspectives and opinions of the speakers, and Upwork does not endorse or take responsibility for any of the views expressed.



  • Will Simpson

    Will Simpson

    Upwork Community Events

    Event Manager

    See Bio