Women and BIPOC employees rank 10 best CEOs for 2021


A full yr in spite of everything the company pledges and proclamations to extend fairness in 2020, employees at over 60,000 corporations rated their leaders. In any case, a tradition of inclusion and belonging begins on the high.

Particularly, Comparably polled employees of color to search out out which CEOs put effort behind their guarantees to work towards having a extra equitable group. The highest 10 from corporations with greater than 500 employees are:

  1. Eric Yuan, Zoom Video Communications
  2. Vladimir Shmunis, RingCentral
  3. Shantanu Narayen, Adobe
  4. Dan Rosensweig, Chegg
  5. Wealthy Lesser, Boston Consulting Group
  6. Arvind Krishna, IBM
  7. Kenneth Lin, Credit score Karma
  8. Henry Schuck, ZoomInfo
  9. Chris Caldwell, Concentrix
  10. Brian Halligan, HubSpot

That is the fourth annual survey of its type and it’s noteworthy that after the violence in opposition to BIPOC and AAPI people over the previous yr, the rankings have shifted considerably. Microsoft’s Satya Nadella dropped from the No. 1 spot in 2020 right down to No. 11 this yr and Google’s Sundar Pichai fell from the No. 3 spot to No. 12. There aren’t any feminine CEOs on the high of the rankings. Kumsal Bayazit of Elsevier was the closest, in 18th place, and Medela CEO Annette Brüls got here subsequent at No. 26.


And talking of girls, Comparably carried out one other poll asking female employees to rank their CEOs. Right here we see two feminine CEOs within the high 10 for massive corporations and some overlap with those that ranked best for range.

  1. Shantanu Narayen, Adobe
  2. Jeffrey Dailey, Farmers Insurance coverage
  3. Leslie Stretch, Medallia
  4. Brian Halligan, HubSpot
  5. Sarah Friar, Nextdoor
  6. Vladimir Shmunis, RingCentral
  7. John Foley, Peloton
  8. Dan Rosensweig, Chegg
  9. Satya Nadella, Microsoft
  10. Kumsal Bayazit, Elsevier

For each surveys, the rankings had been primarily based on what number of optimistic sentiment scores from employees of shade (non-Caucasian) or feminine employees the CEOs obtained on their effectiveness and administration fashion. Firms that had extra employees take part relative to their dimension had been weighted for statistical significance.