Smartsheet Recognized for Best Company Culture, Best CEO, and Best Company for Diversity

BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), the platform for enterprise achievement, today announced it has won three Comparably Awards recognizing its company culture and CEO, Mark Mader. The company was among the winners in the Best Company Culture, Best CEOs, and Best Companies for Diversity categories from Comparably this quarter.

“Strong companies are built by their greatest asset — its people. At Smartsheet, we put our employees first by fostering a workplace where they feel connected to their work, can make a meaningful impact, and are empowered to develop professionally,” said Kara Hamilton, Chief People and Culture Officer at Smartsheet. “As our headcount continues to grow, and Smartsheet expands into new regions and markets, creating a culture that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging remains core to our foundation and is what we believe cultivates the best and brightest talent.”

Smartsheet has been recognized by Comparably several times over the course of 2019, taking home awards across nine categories including Happiest Employees, Professional Development, and Best CEOs for Diversity and Women during 2019. In addition, the company was named as one of Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2019 and Boston Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work.

"Comparably Awards recognize the most outstanding companies and leaders of the year according to those who know best, employees," said Comparably CEO Jason Nazar. "Smartsheet and CEO Mark Mader have earned spots on the coveted Best Company Culture and Best CEOs lists for providing a values-driven workplace filled with authenticity, transparency, and accessibility."

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About Smartsheet

Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR) is the platform for enterprise achievement. By aligning people and technology so organizations can move faster and drive innovation, Smartsheet enables its 83,000 customers and millions of users to achieve more. Visit to learn more.

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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Shelby Simonson