Selector Named a 2024 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area

For the second consecutive year, Selector has been recognized as a Best Place to Work in the Bay Area. In 2023, the company was ranked among the top 10 companies with 25–49 employees. This year, the company ranked again in the top 10. 

This regional award is sponsored by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal in collaboration with Quantum Workplace—an employee engagement data firm. The winning Bay Area companies for 2024 were announced in March, with the ceremony and ranking on June 13. 

Learn what this honor means for Selector as we continue to advance the world’s first unified observability and AIOps platform

Measuring Employee Engagement and Satisfaction 

The Best Places to Work in the Bay Area award recognizes leading employers in the region. These companies stand out for enabling employee engagement and workplace satisfaction, cultivating an environment where employees are happily committed to their work, advocate for their company, and plan to stay with the company. 

To be nominated, companies must have an office in any of the twelve area cities and a minimum of 25 employees. These employees must work permanently at the company’s Bay Area office or be US-based remote employees who report to that office. 

After a company is nominated, Quantum Workplace conducts a survey to determine which companies employees thrive, engage in, enjoy meaningful work, and feel their voices are heard. For Selector, this survey went to employees who work at or report to our Santa Clara, CA headquarters.

The survey allows employees to share their experience working for the nominated companies. It measures various research-validated workplace factors that impact employee engagement and satisfaction. For example, it inquires about compensation, benefits, employee engagement, and trust in senior leadership. 

Each question on the survey has a corresponding response option, each assigned a numerical value. Quantum Workplace uses these values to profile employees, calculate an overall score, and determine each organization’s rank. The award winners are companies that achieve the highest ratings for being a fun workplace with a collaborative culture, solid compensation and benefits, fair management practices, and other amenities.

A Reflection of Selector’s Commitment to Its Employees

Upon receiving the 2024 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area title, Selector Co-Founder and CEO Kannan Kothandaraman said, “This award showcases the quality and character of our employees, their dedication to each other and our company, and their steadfast commitment to delivering unparalleled solutions and customer outcomes.”  

Eric Moore, Selector’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales, added, “When employees recognize a company’s appreciation for them, they are motivated to perform above and beyond, to really take pride in their work. This not only drives product innovation but translates to an overall enhanced customer experience.”

Survey feedback included the following employee comment, “I’ve held quite a few jobs over the years, and none have felt as engaging and exciting as my role at Selector. It’s a really great balance between startup culture, where no two days are quite the same, and a mature company with stability and support.”

Another employee commented, “I appreciate the innovative culture at our company [and] our commitment to excellence. I am fortunate to work alongside talented and dedicated colleagues, who inspire me to strive [to do my best]. I appreciate the supportive atmosphere where everyone is willing to share knowledge and help each other grow.”

A Respectful, Supportive, and Collaborative Workplace

Selector strives to foster an environment that inspires its employees’ curiosity and creativity, and empowers them to share ideas, enabling a respectful and collaborative workplace. The company offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • A culture of inclusivity and diversity
  • Health and wellness programs and perks
  • Employee recognition and appreciation
  • Cutting-edge tools and technologies that leverage the latest concepts in AI and ML
  • Clear values, including respect, transparency, and collaboration

Selector employees can also choose their preferred work environment—remote, hybrid, or on-site at its headquarters in Santa Clara—to best suit their lifestyle and productivity. Additionally, they can shift from one environment to another throughout the year as their lives and schedules require.

Another Achievement in 2024 for Selector

Selector’s flexible, collaborative environment enables its employees to do their best work. In just the first half of this year, Selector achieved the following successes:

Winning this award is a further testament to the team’s incredible drive and dedication—fostered by one of the best places to work within the Bay Area.

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