Nylas Wins 2021 Comparably Awards for Best Company Culture, Best CEO, and Best Company for Diversity

Nylas, the communications API platform company for business productivity automation, announced the awards for Best Company Culture, Best CEO, and Best Company for Diversity from Comparably, a leading compensation, culture, and career-monitoring site in the US Nylas closed out 2021 with a culture score of 4.9 out of 5 stars, ranking them in the top 5% of companies on Comparably. Nylas also finished in the top 5% of all companies in the categories of Best CEO and Best Company for Diversity.

Nylas has now been recognized more than 20 times since the start of 2019 that Nylas has been recognized by Comparably. Last quarter, Nylas was awarded Best Company Happiness, Best Company Perks & Benefits, and Best Company Compensation.

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Comparably’s awards are derived from ratings provided by employees who anonymously rated their companies on Comparably.com. Nylas was recognized as a winner in the following categories:

  • Best Company Culture: This list is determined by evaluating companies on a set of 16 core metrics, from compensation and career growth opportunities to leadership and work environment criteria such as work-life balance, perks and benefits, and more. Nylas received a culture score of 4.9 out of 5 stars and an A+ rating.
  • Best CEO: The CEO score is based on information and insights gathered from employees and provides an understanding of the CEO’s leadership style and effectiveness. Nylas Co-Founder & CEO Gleb Polyakov received an A+ rating, placing him in the top 5% of all companies on Comparably.
  • Best Company for Diversity: This award recognizes how diverse employees feel and rate their work experience across various cultural dimensions. Nylas has now been recognized as a Best Company for Diversity two years in a row

“Company culture, diversity, and employee well-being have been foundational elements at Nylas since day one and have been essential to our continued success and growth. In 2021 alone, we’ve raised $120 million in Series C funding, surpassed 100,000 developers worldwide on our platform, and expanded our team internationally, all of which wouldn’t have been possible without a team committed to developing and nurturing a strong and inclusive company culture,” said Gleb Polyakov, Co-Founder & CEO, Nylas. “It is incredibly humbling to see our investments and focus within areas such as diversity and inclusion, work-life balance, employee perks and benefits recognized by Comparably and embraced by our growing team.”

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The connection between a strong company culture, employee productivity, and ultimately, business growth has become increasingly clear. According to a Gallup study, engaged employees are 21% more productive. In recent years, particularly during the pandemic, company culture and positive leadership have played a fundamental role in helping companies navigate employee burnout, mental wellness, and employee retention.

Along with numerous awards from Comparably, Nylas was recently named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the second consecutive year as well as being recognized as a Great Place to Work certified company.

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