Workiva Named Most Innovative Company of the Year by American Business Awards

Workiva Also Wins Silver Stevie Awards for Software Company of the Year and Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year

AMES, Iowa - June 12, 2018 -- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, has won a Gold Stevie® Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year in the 16th annual American Business Awards. Workiva also won a Silver Stevie® Award for Software Company of the Year, a Silver Stevie® Award for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year and a Bronze Stevie® Award for Communications Program of the Year.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 11. This is the second year in a row that Workiva has been recognized as the Most Innovative Company of the Year.

“We are honored to be recognized again for our innovation by the American Business Awards,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. “Customers all over the world use our Wdesk platform to improve data collaboration, automate reports and analyses and support finance transformation across their organizations.”

More than 3,700 U.S. organizations of all sizes and in nearly every industry submitted nominations this year to the American Business Awards for consideration in a wide range of categories. More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The nominations submitted for the 2018 American Business Awards were outstanding. The competition was intense, and those recognized as Stevie Award winners should be immensely proud of this accomplishment,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2018 Stevie Award winners are available at

About Workiva

Workiva delivers Wdesk, a leading enterprise cloud platform for data collaboration, reporting and compliance that is used by thousands of organizations worldwide, including over 70 percent of the Fortune 500®. Companies of all sizes, state and local governments and educational institutions use Wdesk to help mitigate risk, improve productivity and gain confidence in their data-driven decisions. For more information about Workiva (NYSE:WK), please visit

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