ALAMEDA, CA — March 15, 2023 — Wind River®, a global leader in delivering software for intelligent systems, has earned the prestigious Great Place To Work CertificationTM in multiple regions around the world: United States, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Romania, and India. This certification is based on survey results regarding current employees’ experience working at Wind River. This year, 92% of employees said Wind River is a great place to work. Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention, and increased innovation.
“This workplace certification is an honor and underscores the power of our thriving Wind River culture, which drives a shared sense of purpose across the company worldwide,” said Wind River interim CEO Bryan LeBlanc. “Year after year, our leadership and people around the world make our cultural attributes of growth mindset, customer focus, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging the lived experience at Wind River, which translates into an agility and dynamism when helping our customers navigate the new intelligent machine economy.”
“Great Place To Work Certification isn’t something that comes easily — it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience; and according to Great Place To Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss and 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work at a Certified great workplace,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Wind River is indeed a great workplace.”
Based on the Great Place To Work global surveys, Wind River people said:
- 96% – “When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.”
- 95% – “I’m proud to tell others I work here.”
- 94% – “People care about each other here.”
- 95% – “Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.”
- 94% – “I am treated as a full member here regardless of my position.”
- 92% – “People are encouraged to balance their work life and their personal life.”
- 92% – “People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.”
Wind River Chief People Officer Anuradha Mayer added, "We are extremely proud to become Great Place To Work–Certified in multiple regions, as Wind River prides itself on offering a collaborative, inclusive, and flexible workplace culture where our people enjoy making an impact and being a part of a global community. This certification reflects our company’s success in fostering a positive, supportive, and engaging culture of belonging.”
Wind River helps customers solve complex technology challenges on their journey toward the new intelligent machine economy. For more than four decades, innovation has been a part of the company’s DNA, with Wind River technology playing key roles in NASA space missions — such as the Artemis I mission, the James Webb Space Telescope, and multiple Mars rovers — and in recent 5G milestones — including the world’s first successful 5G data session and in building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world.
The 2023 Great Place To Work Certification is the latest in a series of Wind River industry accolades, including 2023 Top Workplaces USA, 2022 Bay Area Top Workplace, 2022 Best Places to Work, and Leading Lights 2022 5G Technology Vendor of the Year. Wind River Studio, the company’s industry-leading cloud native platform, earned the 2022 Grand Stevie American Business Award for Highest-Rated New Product of the Year, the 2022 Gold Stevie for Cloud Infrastructure, and TMC 2022 Communication Solutions Product of the Year award.
About Wind River
Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. For more than four decades, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of devices and systems that require the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability. Wind River software and expertise are accelerating digital transformation across industries, including automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio supported by world-class global professional services and support and a broad partner ecosystem. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.com.
About Great Place To Work
Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™. Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.