Medidata Certified as a Great Place to Work®

Company pride highest rated in survey

  • Life science technology leader is Great Place to Work-Certified™

  • Medidata scored high in workforce diversity, work life balance and culture

  • Ranking based on anonymous votes from company employees

NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 - Medidata employees take great pride as “Medidatians,” according to the 2018 Great Place to Work® survey. This is the third consecutive year that Medidata (NASDAQ: MDSO) was certified as a great workplace by independent analysts.

In collaboration with Fortune, the Great Place to Work® series is based on extensive employee feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations. The survey on overall workplace culture was completed by 799 Medidatians.  

Employees highly regard the company’s atmosphere, volunteer opportunities, rewards, management, and internal communications. Medidatians also positively noted the following:

  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Internal Global Social Events

  • Summer Internship & Rotational Programs

  • Global Leadership & Employee Development

“This is fantastic recognition of our inclusive and rewarding company culture,” said Tarek Sherif, chairman and chief executive officer, Medidata. “Medidata attracts and retains top talent because we invest in our people and foster the best work environment for them to succeed.”

“According to our study, 90 percent of Medidata Solutions employees say it is a great workplace,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production.

A summary of Medidata ratings can be found at The company also qualified as a finalist for all upcoming, individual Best Workplace lists:

About Medidata

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, with the world's most used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by the #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users everyday to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

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