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Salesforce Towers Above Adobe, Facebook, and Google in Study of Best Places to Work in Tech

Indeed’s 2018 top tech companies report puts Salesforce on top

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Salesforce Tower in the skyline.
The new Salesforce tower rises above the San Francisco skyline
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Job search firm Indeed.com just released its list of the top tech companies to work for in 2018. The rankings, based on average employee ratings for internet/software and computer/electronic companies with at least 50 reviews between October 2015 and December 2017, put 15 companies on its  list (see table, below), with Salesforce on top, followed by Adobe, Facebook, Google, and SAP

Looking at the last time Indeed put out a top tech companies list, 2016, there have been a few changes.  (An Indeed spokesperson pointed out that the methodology may have been slightly different; the 2016 list came from a general study of best workplaces; the 2018 list zeroed in more closely on tech.)

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Asad Madni and the Life-Saving Sensor

His pivot from defense helped a tiny tuning-fork prevent SUV rollovers and plane crashes

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Asad Madni and the Life-Saving Sensor

In 1992, Asad M. Madni sat at the helm of BEI Sensors and Controls, overseeing a product line that included a variety of sensor and inertial-navigation devices, but its customers were less varied—mainly, the aerospace and defense electronics industries.

And he had a problem.

The Cold War had ended, crashing the U.S. defense industry. And business wasn’t going to come back anytime soon. BEI needed to identify and capture new customers—and quickly.

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