Top 10 Influencers for Outsourcing on LinkedIn

So, you think you’re ready to start outsourcing? Once you’ve decided that building a remote, outsourced team is a good idea for your business, it’s time to get some inspiration from the business leaders who have done it, inspired others to do it and made it happen for others.

We’re running through the top outsourcing influencers who will teach you how to outsource your work in ways that make your business more productive, efficient and effective.

Tim Ferriss

You can find Tim sharing his outsourcing knowledge in many different places online, including on LinkedIn. If you haven’t heard of Tim Ferriss, the best place to start is with his renowned book “The Four Hour Work Week” which details how we can all use outsourcing to simplify our lives and build businesses that can run without us. Follow Tim for entrepreneurial insights into the world of outsourcing.

Rishi Khanna

CEO and Founder of BorderlessMind as well as many other businesses that champion remote working and offshore outsourcing, Rishi is a great leader to follow on LinkedIn for knowledge and inspiration. Rishi shares regular articles on his LinkedIn and his managing remote team blog about how to manage remote teams, build remote team culture and inspire your people to do their best work.

He is an all-rounder, and regularly writes about this topic on LinkedIn, Medium and has been business news publications like WSJ, USA Today, US News, Dallas Business Journal, Inc Magazine and Forbes. He has also Founded other Software services companies like ISHIR, ENO8, Anything Cloud and Digital Success.

Jim Ryan

Jim is active on LinkedIn and regularly posts about his journey as a business owner in the outsourcing space. He will be a source of inspiration for anyone who wants to hear the success stories of outsourcing. As well as sharing his own content, he regularly engages with all kinds of content on outsourcing and building remote teams.

Stephane Kasriel

The ex-CEO of Upwork knows a thing or two about creating remote teams and outsourcing work to individuals across the globe. We love following this exciting rule breaker as he reshapes the way that work is done. He’s active on LinkedIn and regularly posts updates concerning the future of remote work. Stephane has also had his commentary appear in outlets including Harvard Business Review, CNBC and Fortune.

Xenios Thrasyvoulou

If you’re looking for some outsourcing inspiration, Xenios is the go to guy. He has years of experience in the world of outsourcing having founded and Xenios is all about disrupting the labour market and creating solutions that work for both businesses and the labour force. A great personality to follow both on LinkedIn and on his personal blog

Marcelo Lopez

Marcelo Lopez is the founder of UruIT – a company that has a passion for good code, agile, continuous improvement and quality. Not only does Marcelo come up with his own awesome content, he regularly reposts other people’s too, so that you can keep up to date with the outsourcing industry.

Hayden Brown

The current CEO of Upwork is a great inspirational influencer to follow on LinkedIn if you want to stay up to date with everything that is going on in the world of outsourcing. As well as sharing Upwork’s content, Hayden also directs us to the latest industry news and regularly comments on other people’s articles too. Her finger is on the pulse with all things outsourcing, so it’s great to see what she’s reading and thinking.

Matt Barrie

Matt Barrie is an Australian outsourcing expert and the CEO of His LinkedIn page is full of insightful articles that allow you to keep up to date with everything that is going on in the outsourcing world.

Taso Du Val

Taso is CEO at Toptal – a freelancer network championing a remote work revolution. Toptal is a revolutionary company that boasts to be the world’s largest freelancer network. He shares all kinds of exciting insights on LinkedIn, focusing on staffing and HR. Follow him to stay up to date with case studies and new stories concerning outsourcing and remote work.

Andy Tryba

Andy is a thought leader in the outsourcing space and is CEO of CrossOver – a company that connects talent across the globe. He is a tech focused leader with bundles of experience to share. Follow him on LinkedIn for his insights and commentary on the world of outsourcing.

As well as discussing the future of work and how tech can shape the workplace, Matt offers a down to earth peek into the world of a serial entrepreneur. A great person to follow for inspiration and outsourcing know-how!

Are you looking to learn more about outsourcing? Why not reach out and contact us to discuss how outsourcing could improve and shape your business. Alternatively, you can read up on how to rebuild a company culture after COVID over on our blog.


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