BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartsheet, the world's leading cloud platform for managing and automating collaborative work, today announced it was selected as Washington's Best Workplace in the XTRA Large category for 2017. The list is sponsored by the Puget Sound Business Journal and ranked according to survey responses from company employees.
"Our leadership team has always been intentional about building a company culture that reflects our values in action, demonstrates our integrity, and empowers our workforce to strive for excellence," said Kara Hamilton, VP of People Operations at Smartsheet. "It's an honor to be recognized for our commitment to making Smartsheet one of the very best places to work — not just today, but hopefully for years to come."
Smartsheet has managed to maintain its award winning culture through a period of high-growth. Over the past five years, headcount has grown from 30 employees to over 630, with the company recently closing a $52.1 million Series F funding round. On Glassdoor, employees have recognized the leadership's passion and transparency, the company's emphasis on work-life balance, and the huge market opportunity for the product.
Frequently acknowledged as a great place to work, Smartsheet has been ranked #15 on the list of the 50 highest-rated private cloud computing companies to work for by Battery Ventures and Glassdoor. In addition, Smartsheet was twice recognized as one of Seattle Business Magazine's '100 Best Companies to Work For,' included in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 list, and named on Forbes' 2017 Cloud 100 for the second year in a row.
The Puget Sound Business Journal created the Washington's Best Workplaces award to identify and celebrate companies in Washington that employees think highly of. To qualify, a proportion of employees must take a survey and rankings are based on scores across a variety of employee satisfaction and engagement measures.
Smartsheet is the world's leading SaaS application for managing and automating collaborative work. Our award-winning solutions deliver value for more than 69,000 brands and millions of information workers across more than 190 countries. Recently named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of the world's best cloud companies, customers like Netflix, Salesforce, the GSA, Google, and over half of the Fortune 500 use Smartsheet internally, with clients, and partners.
Smartsheet is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and, as of August 2017, has more than 630 employees in its Bellevue and Boston offices. To learn more, visit www.Smartsheet.com.