Ann Arbor, Mich., August 30, 2016 – Cloud development firm RightBrain Networks announced today that it has been awarded Crain’s 2016 Cool Places to Work in Michigan for the second time in a row. This year, RightBrain ranked No. 17. The biennial award, which is given by Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors the best employers in Michigan, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses.
“It’s great to once again be named one of Crain’s Cool Places to Work for 2016,” said Jamie Begin, CEO of RightBrain Networks. “It’s a testament to our people who’ve been critical in creating a culture where everyone is valued for their contributions and excited to work at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in a rapidly growing high-tech community here in Michigan.”[pullquote]Looking for a job in cloud computing? We’re hiring a Software Engineer (Cloud) and Cloud Solutions Engineer.[/pullquote]Jamie launched RightBrain in 2009 because he wanted to build a place where he enjoyed working. Not only has he succeeded in doing so, but he’s built a company and a culture that attracts and retains the brightest minds in their fields. The company has grown to 28 full-time employees with a 95% retention rate–a remarkable achievement given the highly competitive talent pool. The future continues to look bright for RightBrain, as the company is on track to double in size and revenue for the fourth year in a row.
Public announcement of the entire list and rankings of the 3rd annual Cool Places to Work in Michigan program was published by Crain’s Detroit Business on August 29, 2016. Those results, including company profiles, can be found at http://www.crainsdetroit.com/awards/cool_places_to_work/2016.
This is the third award RightBrain Networks has received this year. The company was named by Michigan Celebrates Small Business as a 2016 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch. More recently, RightBrain was ranked No. 250 in the Inc. 500 for a three-year sales growth of 1,585.8%. It also ranked No. 7 amongst top Michigan companies and No. 18 amongst top software companies.
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About RightBrain Networks
RightBrain Networks is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based team of software engineers and cloud architects building SaaS, infrastructure and managing applications for companies using public cloud platforms. The company’s DevOps philosophy, agile software development process and Cloud Development Life Cycle® dramatically accelerates development and deployment cycles, resulting in faster time-to-market. RightBrain Networks specializes in Amazon Web Services cloud deployments and is a certified AWS Advanced Consulting Partner and Managed Service Partner, as well as a Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform Partner. For more information visit www.rightbrainnetworks.com.
About Crain’s Cool Places to Work in Michigan
The Crain’s Cool Places to Work in Michigan competition has two parts: one questionnaire for employers, another for employees. The combined, weighted results of the two determine who qualifies for Cool Places designation. Businesses and nonprofits can apply. Applicants must have a minimum of 15 employees working in Michigan and have been in business at least one year, among other criteria.
Cool Places to Work in Michigan program