Workiva Named One of Highest-Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies to Work For

October 13, 2016

List Showcases Companies with Highest Levels of Employee Satisfaction

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions for improving productivity, accountability and insight in business data, was recognized as one of the 25 Highest-Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies To Work For in a new list released by Battery Ventures, a global investment firm, and Glassdoor, the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace. The list ranks publicly traded, business-to-business cloud companies with the highest levels of satisfaction as reported by employees on Glassdoor.

The distinction placed Workiva at number 20 out of 25, with an overall company rating of 4.0 out of 5.0. This compares to an average of 3.3 across Glassdoor. Workiva Chairman and CEO, Matt Rizai, boasts an 84 percent approval rating on Glassdoor, and the company has a 69 percent positive business-outlook rating, again based on employees' feedback.

"Workiva is honored to be recognized as a leader among cloud companies," said Rizai. "From the beginning, we knew we would be successful in creating highly sophisticated software if we invested in our employees first. Our culture is built on close-knit teams of people who truly care about each other and our customers."

Glassdoor noted that employees at these highly rated companies commonly mention in online reviews that they enjoy working for mission-driven companies with strong and unique company cultures; employers that promote transparency; and companies with experienced senior leaders who regularly and clearly communicate with employees.

"Cloud-computing companies are rapidly becoming some of the largest, fastest growing technology companies in the world," said Neeraj Agrawal, a Battery general partner who specializes in cloud venture investing. "As savvy job seekers try to tap into this new ecosystem, they appreciate information about which cloud companies are the most well-regarded by employees. This transparency is critically important for people making one of the largest decisions in their lives – where to work."

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About Workiva 
Workiva (NYSE:WK) created Wdesk, a cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises to collect, link, report and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 65 percent of the Fortune 500®, use Wdesk. The platform's proprietary word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate enterprise risk, improve productivity and give users confidence to make decisions with real-time data. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit

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Kevin McCarthy
Workiva Inc.
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