Tech in Motion Announces Rubikloud as Best Tech Workplace for Diversity Finalist in 2019 Timmy Awards


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Tech in Motion announces top local companies for diversity in tech and opens voting to the public

Toronto, ON (September 12, 2019) – Tech in Motion has chosen Rubikloud as a finalist for this year’s Best Tech Workplace for Diversity category for its annual Timmy Awards, which recognizes the top workplaces for tech professionals. Two Workplace for Diversity awards will be announced at a live ceremony this October. The local community can determine who will be crowned with the Community Favorite award by voting here until September 27th, while the Judge’s Choice winner will be chosen by a panel of expert judges.

The selection criteria for the Best Tech Workplace for Diversity​ is based on the following:

• Implementation of diverse hiring and employment practices

• Collaboration and inclusive thinking to produce an innovative product

• Provision of tools and resources to explore and celebrate differences ​

“We’re excited to have not one, but two awards recognizing diverse thinking and collaboration this year. Getting the opportunity to celebrate the inclusion, innovation and growth in the community through the Timmy Awards is beyond exciting,” says Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Motion Recruitment, creator of Tech in Motion. “Companies have realized diversity is a necessary ingredient for company creativity and success, and we’re looking forward to recognizing that.”

“We believe that everyone has a story, a history and a unique combination of experience and skill that has culminated into who they are today,” said Kate Railton, Rubikloud VP of People and Ops. “Whether it’s a PhD in quantum physics or being self-taught, whether you are new to Canada, an expectant parent, starting your first job or are seasoned subject matter expert, the diversity of background and experience our Krew bring with them to Rubikloud makes our product and our company better.” 

Rubikloud offers its employees competitive compensation, unlimited vacation, extended healthcare, dental and vision plans, paid parental leave for birth mothers or partners, and a lifestyle spending account. Rubikloud also supports individual learning and growth by providing professional development training and paid volunteer time. 

The complete list of 2019 Timmy Awards finalists can be found here. Aside from Best Tech Workplace for Diversity, the other award categories include: Manager, Startup, and Work Culture. In October, the ceremony will be free and open to the public, consisting of tech demos, entertainment and networking. If interested in learning more or attending, visit the Timmy Awards or the Timmy Awards event page.

About Tech in Motion Events

Tech in Motion is an international events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn, and innovate. What started as a collaborative project in 2011 between IT recruiting firms Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, grew into an organization of over 190,000 members across 12 chapters in North America including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, LA, Orange County and Toronto. Please visit techinmotionevents.com for more information about notable speakers, sponsors and events.

About Rubikloud Technologies Inc. 

Rubikloud uses AI to deliver intelligent decision automation with the world’s leading machine learning platform for retail. Its full-stack, cloud-native platform, and two flagship applications automate and improve mass promotional planning and loyalty-driven marketing for multi-billion dollar retailers. Rubikloud targets mission-critical business problems by analyzing large amounts of data from multiple legacy sources and new online and offline systems to empower retailers to take tangible actions with powerful results. Rubikloud is a private company that has raised $50m from Intel Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Horizons Ventures, and iNovia Capital. More information can be found at http://www.rubikloud.ai.

Media Contacts:

Lindsay Lewis, Tech in Motion Events
lindsay.lewis@techinmotionevents.com
469.458.9486
Erin Hochstein, Rubikloud
erin.hochsein@rubikloud.com
226-972-1767