Laura Wright

Talent

Laura is a Seattle native currently living in New York city. She has 8 years of technical recruiting experience across a variety of industries including fintech, logistics, and real estate tech.

Laura joined Uber in 2017 and supported Leadership hiring for Uber’s Eats, Maps, Marketplace, and Rider/Driver teams. She then joined Afterpay where she oversaw technical recruiting globally, and helped scale the business into new markets across Asia and Europe. Most recently at Brex, Laura was brought on to lead hiring for Brex’s specialized technical pipelines (data, security, infrastructure, machine learning) and international teams (Brazil, Israel, Canada). 

What is your most used emoji?

❤️- I unashamedly lead with my heart 🤷‍♀️

What's your favorite book?

Atomic Habits by James Clear – it’s the only book I continuously go back to. Let’s just say, there was my life before “habit stacking” and after ✅

What career path did you want to pursue when you were a kid?

As a young adult, I invested a lot of my time working with children with special needs and disabilities. Much of my early work experience also centered around this and I eventually graduated with a degree in Child Studies and Early Education.

What are your favorite sports teams?

Has to be the Seattle Seahawks 🦅

What are your hobbies outside of work?

Skiing in the winter and yoga/tennis all year round.