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The End of Jobs: what knowledge and skills will we need in the future workplace?

October 31, 2020

John Tomlinson speaks to Jeff Wald about the future of work, what knowledge and skills workers will need in the future, and why he put up $10 million dollars for a prize!

Jeff Wald is the Founder of Work Market, an enterprise software platform that enables
companies to manage freelancers (acquired 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 Managing Director at activist hedge fund Barington Capital Group, a Vice President at venture capital firm GlenRock and various roles in the M&A Group at JP Morgan.

Jeff is an active angel investor and startup advisor, as well as serving on numerous public and private Boards of Directors. He also formerly served as an officer in the Auxiliary Unit of the New York Police Department.

Jeff is the author of The Birthday Rules and The End of Jobs: The Rise of On-Demand Workers and Agile Corporations.

Jeff frequently speaks at conferences and in media on startups and labor issues.

Jeff holds an MBA from Harvard University and an MS and BS from Cornell University.

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