Akeneo Named One of Boston’s Best Midsize Companies To Work For

Software leader honored for flex-work, benefits, and inclusivity policies in latest Built In ranking

BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / January 7, 2021 / Akeneo, a global leader in Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions, today announced winning recognition as one of Boston’s top midsize employers in 2021 in Built In’s annual Best Places to Work awards.

Built In, a tech platform trusted by 2.5 million professionals and 1,800 companies, ranked Boston’s employers using a sophisticated algorithm incorporating data about companies’ compensation, benefits, and cultural programs. This year’s awards gave special weight to tech applicants’ current top priorities, including remote working initiatives and programs to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Akeneo is committed to leveraging customer experience to unlock growth for corporate brands, distributors, manufacturers, and retailers, and since its founding in 2013 the company has taken a similarly focused and creative approach to shaping employee experience. Akeneo’s global headquarters is located in a French mansion, and its expansion into North America began with the transformation of a historic Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority building into a national office, fusing dramatic architecture with employee-friendly amenities and workspaces. 

Even for employees who choose to work from home, Akeneo remains committed to ensuring that they look forward to beginning their work each day. With a generous health insurance and wellness benefits package, flexible work scheduling policies, and a well-established remote-working program, Akeno seeks to eliminate the burnout and stress common among high-growth tech companies. Akeneo has also created and sustained a highly inclusive workplace culture that encourages loyalty and teamwork. 

“Winning the Best Places to Work award is an honor that we share with each and every one of our amazing employees,” said Mike Bender, Akeneo Americas Vice President. “We are proud to have built a diverse and talented global team, and it’s our employees’ commitment to supporting one another and fostering a culture of excellence that makes Akeneo such a great place to work.” 

“These companies raise the bar for cultural excellence and the ability to adapt to meet changing needs of employees,” says Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In. “The 2021 winners show a commitment not just to creating meaningful cultures but to delivering talent needs as they change in a dynamic landscape. We’re thrilled to extend our congratulations to the winners.”  



Built In, a revolution in tech recruitment, serves more than 1,800 innovative companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, delivering content and digital recruitment solutions that work. The platform amplifies companies’ brands as national, local or remote employers of choice, as well as leaders in DEI. Monthly, 2.5 million tech professionals rely on Built In to stay up on trends, grow in their roles and discover companies with missions they want to join. The platform publishes stories about companies’ tech, culture and people. This activates sought-after professionals to apply to customers’ open roles. http://www.builtin.com



Built In’s esteemed Best Places to Work awards, now in its third year, honor companies across numerous categories: 100 Best Places to Work, 50 Best Small Places to Work, 100 Best Midsize Places to Work, 50 Companies with the Best Benefits and 50 Best Paying Companies. Two new national categories reflect what candidates are searching for, including 50 Best Large Companies to Work For and 50 Best Remote-First Places to Work.



Built In ranks companies algorithmically based on compensation information, benefits and culture programs. This year, based on data showing tech professionals’ needs, the Best Places to Work algorithm added weight to companies’ commitment to DEI and remote culture. Rank is determined by combining a company’s score in each of these categories.


About Akeneo:

Akeneo is a global leader in Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions that help merchants and brands deliver a compelling customer experience across all sales channels, including eCommerce, mobile, print, and retail points of sale. Akeneo’s open-source enterprise PIM, and product data intelligence solutions, dramatically improve product data quality and accuracy while simplifying and accelerating product catalog management.

Leading global brands, including Fossil, Staples, Tarkett, and Grundfos trust Akeneo’s solutions to scale and customize their omnichannel and cross-border commerce initiatives. Using Akeneo, brands and retailers can improve customer experience, increase sales, reduce time to market, go global, and boost team productivity. For more information, visit https://www.akeneo.com/.