Customer Presentations David Harrison Vice President of Engineering, Freelancer.com
The Next Big Thing David Harrison Vice President of Engineering Freelancer.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org twitter: @freelancer
It’s 2011. World Population 6,845,609,960 Number on the Internet 2,080,000,000 (30.3%) Source: Internet World Stats & United Nation
The other 70% of the world’s population are about to join the Internet.
Worldwide Internet Penetration 2011 North America 266 million users 77.4% penetration Europe 475 million users 58.4% penetration Asia 825m (of 3834m) 21.5% penetration Africa 110m (of 1014m) 10.9% penetration Latin America 204m (of 592) 34.5% penetration
Worldwide Internet Growth 2000-2010 The other 5,000,000,000 people are coming…
The other 5 billion are on an average wageof $10 or less per day
Simultaneouslyevery industry is now digitised.
We are the global labour exchange We Empower Entrepreneurs. Globally.
We provide the productivity tool to assist those with a spark of an idea turn it into reality.
“If I just have the spark of an idea now, I can get a designer in Taiwan to design it. I can get a factory in China to produce a prototype. I can get a factory in Vietnam to mass manufacture it. I can use Amazon.com to handle fulfilment. I can use Freelancer.com to find someone to do my logo and manage my backroom. And I can do all this at incredibly low prices. The one thing that is not a commodity and never will be is that spark of an idea.” “America’s Dream Team” (Tom Friedman) New York Times Editorial 2010
Freelancer Globally Started in 2004 World’s largest outsourcing marketplace > 2,600,000 users from >234 countries / regions > 1,000,000 posted projects to date > $95,000,000 spent through site to date,roughly equivalent to saving western businesses $500m to $1b in costs.. in $200 projects.. In top 250 websites globally (Alexa)
We needed a platform that could scale to meet our vision
Online Outsourcing and Cloud Computing
Why Cloud, Why AWS ? Focus on our strengths, outsource the rest Amazon is an engaged technical player Amazon uses its own tech A strong clear API
S3 Simple Storage Service EC2 Elastic Compute Cloud EBS Elastic Block Store CloudFront IAM Identity and Access Management