Paul Estes


Paul Estes is an unstoppable advocate for the Talent Economy, inspiring others to embrace their potential in the future of work. He led the launch of Microsoft’s Gig Economy freelance program after leadership roles with Dell and Amazon. As Editor-in-chief for by Toptal, Paul curates and enables a destination for understanding the dynamic future within the rise of remote work, the expansion of the freelance economy, and the future of staffing. He also hosts’s Talent Economy podcast and is a sought-after conference speaker and panelist. His first book, Gig Mindset, is set to publish in January 2020.

Day One: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

2:55 PM The Suddenly Remote Playbook

As the world’s largest fully remote company, Toptal is in the unique position to offer expert guidance for both companies and workers who have suddenly found themselves remote, harnessing all the lessons learned over the last decade operating as a fully remote company, Toptal has published a comprehensive playbook to serve as roadmap for successfully managing a remote workforce. The lessons learned—about technology, productivity, culture, and simply making it work when there is no office at all—provides tangible value in these unprecedented times.

Join’s Editor-in-chief Paul Estes for an in-depth interview with Michelle Labbe, Toptal’s VP of People, about the key insights and takeaways from this playbook. 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Paul.

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