Smartsheet Takes Home Four Comparably Awards Recognizing Company Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities

BELLEVUE, Wash.--()--Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, today announced it has won four Comparably Awards recognizing company leadership and professional development opportunities for employees. The company was among the winners in every category awarded by Comparably this quarter, including Best CEOs for Women, Best CEOs for Diverse Employees, Best Leadership Teams and Best Companies for Professional Development.

“A best workplace is more than having the best perks—it's about the people, and the relationships and underlying values that make up the essence of an organization,” said Kara Hamilton, Chief People and Culture Officer at Smartsheet. “We've been intentional in creating a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity and growth. These awards are a testament to that foundation, which continues to attract and retain the best and brightest talent. I'm incredibly proud of our team, and that Smartsheet is being recognized for what I've known to be true—we have an exceptional culture where every employee can flourish.”

Smartsheet CEO Mark Mader was ranked #11 on the Best CEOs for Women list and #13 on the Best CEOs for Diverse Employees list. Smartsheet was ranked #15 on the Best Leadership Teams list along with #7 on the Best Companies for Professional Development list.

Comparably Awards are derived from sentiment ratings by employees who anonymously rated their employers on The final data set was compiled from nearly 10 million ratings across 50,000 U.S. companies.

"Smartsheet has earned its place among the best of the best leaders, according to employee ratings," said Comparably CEO Jason Nazar. "Mark Mader and his management team are consistently praised for providing a transparent workplace where all employees are given opportunities to collaborate, grow, and thrive."

This is just the latest recognition for Smartsheet and its culture. The company was named as one of Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and Boston Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work earlier this month, as well as one of the 25 Highest Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies To Work For by Battery Ventures in April.

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About Smartsheet

Smartsheet is a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes. Smartsheet empowers collaboration, drives better decision making, and accelerates innovation for over 80,000 customers in 190 countries. Smartsheet complements existing enterprise investments by deeply integrating with applications from Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, Atlassian, and many others. Smartsheet has been recognized by 451 Research for exceptional technology innovation and positioned as a leader in the Forrester Wave™ evaluation of Collaborative Work Management Tools for the Enterprise.

About Comparably

Comparably is a leading workplace culture and compensation site with a mission to make work more transparent and rewarding. Employees can access the platform’s salary comparison tool, rate their companies and CEOs, and see what workplaces are really like through the lens of comprehensive and structured data based on gender, ethnicity, age, experience, department, location, education, and company size. With 10 million ratings from employees across 50,000 U.S. companies since its 2016 launch, Comparably has become one of the most trusted third party sites for workplace culture and a fast growing SaaS solution for employer branding. For more information on the platform, workplace culture studies, and salary reports go to For Comparably’s annual Best Places to Work Awards, go to

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Dan Benelisha


Dan Benelisha