Hiring great people and creating a culture of achievement that is fun, focused and able to get challenging tasks done is not an easy task.
Keeping that culture strong and focused on the customer takes a unique leader that consistently earns trust and respect. Those are the qualities I think of whenever I’m asked to recommend the best cloud computing companies to work for. Using the scores from Glassdoor.com I’ve put together the table below comparing cloud computing companies and when available, the percentage of employees who approve of their CEO.
Cloud computing companies are sorted based on the percentage of employees would recommend their company to a friend. I added in CEO scores to get a sense of which companies have a significant gap between morale and the perception of the CEO. As of today according to employee rankings, Microsoft has the largest gap between percentage of employees who would recommend the company to a friend (77%) and CEO rating (48%).
The highest rated CEOs you’d want to work for based on their Glassdoor ratings are as follows, with their ratings shown as of today:
Jyoti Bansal of AppDynamics (100%)
Drew Houston, Dropbox (100%)
Aneel Bhursi, Workday (100%)
Scott Scherr, Ultimate Software (97%)
Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat (97%)
Aaron Levie, Box (94%)
Marc Benioff, Salesforce (93%)
Tom Georgens, NetApp (92%)
Mark Templeton, Citrix Systems (91%)
Bill McDermott & Jim Hagemann Snabe, SAP (90%)
(Cross-posted @ Forbes)