Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored WillowTree, Inc.® as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology. The ranking considered more than 79,000 employee surveys from technology companies across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included communication, professional development, and recognition related to innovation. The ranking also accounted for the share of women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBT individuals experiencing innovation in the workplace. WillowTree took the No. 17 spot on the list.
Quote from Tobias Dengel, WillowTree CEO:
“It’s common sense that the best team delivers the best product,” said Tobias Dengel, CEO of WillowTree. “From the beginning, we have made it a priority to build a team of mobile designers, developers, and strategists who are not only talented and passionate about the work they do, but unrelenting when it comes to solving the complex challenges our clients across the enterprise, media delivery, retail, and healthcare industries bring to us. As we grow, we're continually working with each other to cultivate the kind of environment where the incredible people who make up the WillowTree family feel at home. We are extremely proud of our team and the work they do. All recognition for our inclusion on this year’s 'Best Places To Work in Tech' goes to them—WillowTree IS our people."
Quote from Christy Phillips, WillowTree Chief Talent Officer:
"It's an honor for WillowTree to be recognized on the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology list by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. We put a lot of work into creating an environment and culture that not only attracts the best people in our industry but also makes them want to stay. 2017 was a big growth year for WillowTree, and we're focused on nurturing a sustainable culture built around inclusivity and peer mentorship as we grow. Each and every team member contributes to our collaborative, innovative and fun environment. It is so rewarding to work with such a great group of people and to be recognized for what we have built.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology stand out for their consistent leadership and the meaningful ways that all employees experience innovation in the workplace. Winning companies scored 15 percent higher than non-winners on measures of a culture of innovation.
“The Best Workplaces in Technology know that innovation can’t be limited to just engineers or senior employees,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Creating opportunities where everyone experiences innovation in the workplace increases the sense of fairness, purpose, and confidence.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. WillowTree was also ranked as a 2017 Best Small and Medium Workplace by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.
About WillowTree, Inc.:
WillowTree, Inc. creates digital products designed to drive growth. A full-service application strategy, UX design, and mobile app development services company, WillowTree’s focus is to bridge the highest level of consumer UX with enterprise-grade functionality and security. WillowTree is an industry leader in field solutions, media delivery, loyalty programs and payments, and connected devices and works with brands such as GE, Johnson & Johnson, Time Warner, AOL, American Express, and Harvard Business Publishing. Clients trust WillowTree to guide and execute their mobile initiatives. Learn more about how WillowTree can help your business by visiting willowtreeapps.com.
About the Best Workplaces in Technology
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 79,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.