HiBob Wins Two 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards for Its Modern HR Platform, Bob

Hibob Wins Gold Medal for Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce, and Silver Medal for Best Advance in HR or Workforce Management Technology for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

HiBob the company behind ‘Bob’ the HR platform that is changing the work experience for fast-growing, mid-sized businesses and their employees – is announcing its recognition with two coveted Brandon Hall Group awards this year. HiBob’s award wins include a gold medal for best advance in technology innovation for the remote workforce, as well as a silver medal for the best advance in HR or workforce management technology for small and medium sized businesses.


HR tech built for modern, mid-sized, and multinational organizations, HiBob’s technology was created for the way companies work today – globally, remotely, and hybrid. With an advanced, people-first data-driven platform, Bob, thousands of HiBob customers create remarkable work experiences to make their people and businesses thrive – no matter where or how they work. The platform has unique features to streamline workflows – including facilitating remote onboarding and payroll, and generating culture remotely through features such as Clubs and Shoutouts so team members can feel a sense of community no matter where they are located. Additionally, Bob offers innovative workforce management technology including advanced people analytics, performance management, KPI dashboards, employee surveys, and a number of key integrations with companies such as Microsoft Teams, Workable, and ADP.

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“The whole HiBob team and I are incredibly honored to be receiving this prestigious award. As we know, the HR technology market is a crowded space, yet our team is proud to stand behind a product that understands the increasing importance in operating a successful, modern organization in today’s employee-centric business environment. HR leaders and managers have been challenged these last two years to drive communication, engagement, and overcome new hurdles in the evolving workplace, and HiBob has uniquely emerged as a leader by building a system of engagement, rather than just a system of record, for thousands of company leaders, managers and HR departments around the world,” says Ronni Zehavi, Co-founder and CEO at HiBob.

“Technology has never been more critical for success in human capital management than it is today. We were thrilled to see many new innovations in all areas, but especially related to the future of work,” said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and awards program head Rachel Cooke. “Thanks to the many innovations from our Excellence in Technology winners, organizations have many compelling options as they make important decisions on how to leverage technology to drive their people strategies.”

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“HCM solution providers must be experts and visionaries in technology, but they also must have the ability to anticipate the diverse needs of employers as they work to adapt to ongoing change,” Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said. “This requires a blend of curiosity, empathy and agility that is difficult to achieve. We have seen an extraordinary level of insight and creativity from our Excellence in Technology winners that has been exciting to see.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

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