TWM 175: How Global Upside Helps Companies Succeed in International Business w/ Shane Jacobs

(Length: 36 minutes)

This episode was sponsored by memoQ.


Shane Jacobs is a Business Advisor at Global Upside, a U.S.-based firm that helps companies set up and grow their international operations in an efficient, compliant way. Founded in 1999 in Silicon Valley, Global Upside now empowers clients in over 150 countries – from established multinationals to high-growth companies – by providing world-class HR, Payroll, Accounting, Tax, Talent Acquisition and other services. Its proprietary HR technology is the only cloud-based time and benefits management software that is compliance-ready for more than 40 countries right out of the box.

With a degree in International Business and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Shane has been passionate about international business ever since he had the opportunity to live and work in France over 25 years ago. In 2019, with over a decade of professional experience under his belt, he took on his role at Global Upside.

Now based in Mesa, Arizona, Shane supports businesses as they embark on their international expansion, he assists them in hiring foreign employees through Global Upside’s Professional Employer Organization (PEO), and he provides tools and resources for them to stay in compliance in each new country they enter. He believes that taking a business global, entering foreign markets, and accessing foreign talent all have a tremendous upside. But he also knows that navigating the complexities of global expansion can leave a company vulnerable if not done properly. Catch his valuable insights!




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