17 Indian Americans among Best CEOs for Women based solely on sentiment ratings from female employees
Yamini Rangan of HubSpot toppped Comparably’s 5th Annual list of Best CEOs for Women based solely on sentiment ratings from female employees on Comparably.com in the previous 12 months.
The 2022 list compiled by Comparably, a leading workplace culture and corporate brand reputation platform, includes as many as 17 Indian Americans, nine in large companies and eight in small companies lists.
Derived from 15 million ratings across 70,000 companies, the list is segmented by Top 100 CEOs of Large companies (more than 500 employees) and Top 100 CEOs of Small/Mid-size businesses (500 or less employees), according to a press release.
“The chief executives on this year’s list have fostered company cultures that embrace diversity and inclusion, as shown by the feedback from their female employees,” said Comparably CEO Jason Nazar. “The consensus is that these top-rated CEOs lead with empathy and emotional intelligence.”
Top-Rated Indian American CEOs in Large Companies list included: Yamini Rangan, HubSpot Cambridge Massachusetts; Arvind Krishna IBM Armonk, New York (2); Shantanu Narayen Adobe San Jose, California (4); Venu Raghavan, Encora Scottsdale, Arizona (28); Amit Yoran, Tenable, Columbia, Maryland (39); Nikesh Arora, Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara, California (45); Anji Reddy Maram, CriticalRiver, Pleasanton, California (73); Hari Ravichandran, Aura, Boston, Massachusetts (85); Aman Bhutani, GoDaddy Tempe, Arizona (88).
Top-Rated CEOs Indian American Small Companies list included: Neha Sampat, Contentstack, San Francisco, California (6); Nandan Banerjee, Cogent Infotech Corp, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (8); Simha Sadasiva Ushur, Santa Clara, California (13); Purva Gupta, Lily AI, Mountain View, California (35); Art Agrawal, Jerry, Palo Alto, California (60); Aaron Johnson, APS Payroll, Shreveport, Los Angeles (61); Taran Nandha, Growth Natives, Bellevue, Washington (69); and Shiv Gaglani, Osmosis, Kaysville, Utah (96).
Read: Best CEOs for Women 2022 (July 10, 2022)
Rankings were determined by the most positive sentiment ratings from women about their CEO. Additional weight was given to companies with more participation from their employee base, relative to their company size, for statistical significance, according to the release.
There were no fees or costs associated with participating, nor was nomination required.
With the most comprehensive data on large and SMB organizations in nearly 20 different workplace categories – based on gender, ethnicity, age, experience, industry, location, education – Comparably is one of the most used SaaS platforms for employer branding and a trusted third party site for workplace culture and compensation, it said.