John P. Benson, CEO and co-founder of Verisys Corporation is being recognized as one of the top CEOs in the nation this year for small to midsize companies by employee-generated surveys conducted by employer data company, Comparably.com. The final data set used to determine the award winners was compiled from nearly 10 million ratings across 50,000 US companies.
Benson is in good company with CEO notables in the large company category including Brian Halligan of Hubspot, Satya Nadella of Microsoft, and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn. In the small to midsize category, Benson is among CEOs such as Mark Faggiano of TaxJar and Robert Sadow of Scoop Technologies.
"The best executives not only possess strong leadership skills that drive business objectives, they are transparent and personally engaged with their teams," said Comparably CEO Jason Nazar. "The outstanding leaders on our annual Best CEOs list have these attributes and more, according to employee sentiment on Comparably.com within the last year."
Amy Andersen, Verisys VP of Operations, has worked under John Benson for 6 years. "I've watched John lead our organization through substantial growth with a singular focus on patient outcomes," says Amy, "I bring proposals to John with multiple options and his question is always, 'What is the right thing to do?' He cares deeply about doing right by our customers, as well as our employees and their families, and he is a true visionary when it comes to the future of health care."
Comparably.com's awards are determined based on a series of 50+ structured and comprehensive workplace questions including: Compensation, Leadership, Professional Development, Work-Life Balance, and Perks & Benefits, to name a few. Winners are determined based on feedback provided by those who know a company and their CEO best - the employees.
Other awards and recognition received in 2019 include: Comparably's Best CEO for Women and Best Company for Work-Life Balance, The Salt Lake Tribune's Top Workplace Award, and recognition for being one of 12 Tech Teams in Utah that rival Silicon Valley.