Workiva Wins Silver Stevie Award for Employer of the Year Among Large Software Companies

Ames, IA - October 3, 2016 -Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions for improving productivity, accountability and insight in business data, won a Silver Stevie® Award for Employer of the Year in the large software company category at the Stevie Awards for Great Employers gala ceremony on September 30, in New York, NY.

“Workiva is honored to be recognized as an Employer of the Year with this Silver Stevie® Award,” said Matt Rizai, Chairman and CEO of Workiva. “We’ve built an environment that caters to how people want to work today with flexible hours, telecommuting and top-quality amenities in our offices, including fitness centers, gourmet food, game rooms and collaboration spaces.”

The Stevie® Awards for Great Employers recognize the world’s best employers as well as human resources professionals, achievements, products and suppliers that help create and drive great places to work. More than 250 nominations from organizations around the world were submitted for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received in the first Stevie® Award for Great Employers. The dedication these Stevie-winning organizations have to making great workplaces for employees was evident in every nomination,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie® Awards.

The list of winners is available at

About Workiva

Workiva (NYSE:WK) created Wdesk, a cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises to collect, link, report and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 65 percent of the Fortune 500®, use Wdesk. The platform’s proprietary word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate enterprise risk, improve productivity and give users confidence to make decisions with real-time data. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.

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About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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