SAN JOSE, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced that it has received two new Comparably Awards for Top Leadership Teams and Top CEOs for Diversity from a leading culture watchdog and compensation in the United States. Led by CEO Carl Russo, who is rated 95/100 by Calix employees, the company achieved the highest diversity score from Comparably, placing Calix in the top five percent of similar-sized companies in the United States. . To determine the diversity score, Comparably analyzed anonymous survey comments of what Comparably defines as employees of color (non-Caucasians) working in 60,000 US companies. The new awards were announced just months after Comparably named Calix one of the Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area with a coveted A + cultural rating that reflects 4.9 / 5 stars – and a presented the company with six prestigious awards covering product and design, engineering and sales.
“True leadership is about supporting employee development and fostering a collaborative, creative and diverse culture that enables both the individual and the business to excel,” said Jason Nazar, CEO of Comparably. “Calix CEO Carl Russo and his leadership team clearly lead by example and inspire employees across the organization with a transparent and results-oriented, empathetic and open-minded culture. This is precisely why this rapidly growing company has been repeatedly highlighted as one of the best places to work in the United States.
Indeed, employees systematically gave Calix’s general culture an A + rating of 4.9 / 5 stars, with extremely high scores in several categories, including work culture, leadership, gender, development opportunities. work, work-life balance and benefits. Additionally, Calix was ranked 26th for Best Business Prospects among Large Companies in April 2021, placing it among the top-rated companies alongside tech giant Apple (22) and ahead of Amazon ( 34). Calix also ranked in the Top 50 Best Global Cultures among companies with over 500 employees and among the 13th Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area among companies with 25 or more employees.
“The Comparably Awards are a testament to our people, each of whom invests every day in building our unique culture,” said Carl Russo, CEO of Calix. “This allows us to adhere to the ‘three Cs’ that form the basis of our culture: collaborate, create and communicate. With the help of our employees, we have continued our remarkable growth trajectory and expanded the Calix team by almost 20% over the past 12 months. I am grateful for the accomplishments of our team and energized by the opportunities that lie ahead. ”
“We pride ourselves on the way our employees embrace our culture to collaborate, create and communicate. As a team, we are stronger because of the diversity of opinions, cultural backgrounds, characteristics and experiences, ”said Michael Weening, President and COO of Calix. “For many years Calix has been a pioneer and leader among the work of all organizations – and our team is accelerating while continually improving our culture. It shows in every new hire we hire and that’s why we attract the best talent. We look forward to an even better future with the help and talent of our employees, and we are delighted to continue to grow our team.
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Comparably is a workplace culture and compensation monitoring platform that provides the most comprehensive and accurate representation of what it’s like to work in companies. Employees can anonymously rate their employers in nearly 20 different workplace categories, giving the public a transparent and in-depth overview of workers’ experiences based on their gender, ethnicity, age, department, experience, location, education and size. of the company. With 10 million reviews across 60,000 North American companies, Comparably has become one of the fastest growing SaaS solutions for employer branding and a trusted third-party site for workplace and payroll data. , including its annual report The best places to work series in 16 different categories.
Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) – Calix cloud and software platforms enable service providers of all types and sizes to innovate and transform. Our customers use real-time data and insights from Calix platforms to streamline their operations and deliver experiences that inspire their followers. The resulting growth in acquisition, retention and revenue from subscribers creates more value for their businesses and communities. This is the Calix mission; to enable broadband service providers of all sizes to simplify, excite and grow.
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