Guidewire Named One of Highest-Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies to Work For

Second Consecutive Appearance; Ranked at Number 5; List Showcases
Public Cloud Companies with the Highest Levels of Employee Satisfaction

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%24GWRE&src=ctag” target=”_blank”gt;$GWRElt;/agt; lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/BatteryVentures?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#BatteryVentureslt;/agt;–Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of the industry
platform Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely on, was again
recognized as one of the 25 Highest Rated Public Cloud Computing
Companies To Work For in a new list released by Battery
Ventures
, a global investment firm, with data specifically provided
by Glassdoor*,
one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites. The list highlights
25 publicly traded companies—all business-to-business cloud
companies–where employees report the highest levels of satisfaction at
work, according to employee feedback shared on Glassdoor. This is
Guidewire’s second consecutive appearance on the list.

This distinction placed Guidewire at number 5 (out of 25 total) with an
overall company rating of 4.4. The broader average across Glassdoor is
3.4. Guidewire’s CEO, Marcus Ryu, reflects a 97% approval rating on
Glassdoor—compared to an average of 69% for all 900,000 employers on the
site–and the company has an 88 percent positive business-outlook
rating, again based on feedback shared by employees. The broader
Glassdoor average is 49%. A positive business outlook means employees
believe business will improve in the next six months.

“The public companies on this list have not only scaled their products,
teams and business functions—but they’ve managed to scale culture,” said
Neeraj Agrawal, a Battery general partner who specializes in cloud
investing. “We view these rankings as a key indicator of company health
and longevity, and we hope all companies on this list view it as an
honor to be included.”

“It was also more difficult to make the list this year, compared with
last year,” Agrawal added. Battery and Glassdoor also released a similar
list of the 50 Highest-Rated Private Cloud Computing Companies to Work
For.

“The Guidewire team is gratified to be considered a peer of these
distinguished companies, who are applying public cloud computing to
respond to enterprise demands for standardization, simplification, and
acceleration,” said Marcus Ryu, CEO and co-founder, Guidewire Software.
“This work has moral urgency for Guidewire as well because the industry
we serve, property-casualty insurance, plays a critical social role in
protecting individuals and businesses in an uncertain world. This
recognition is another milestone in our journey to become the most
broadly adopted and trusted cloud-based platform for the industry.”

“We are actively recruiting to fill a wide variety of positions across
our 26 offices around the world,” said Helen Reid, vice president,
Global Human Resources and Administration. “Whether at our Foster City
headquarters, second largest development center in Ireland, or offices
across Europe, Canada, the U.S., Latin America, and Asia Pacific,
Guidewire provides compelling, challenging, and professionally
satisfying career options to consider.” For the latest career
opportunities and to learn more about life at Guidewire, visit careers.guidewire.com.

Full
lists of the Battery/Glassdoor highest-rated 50 private cloud companies
and 25 public cloud companies to work for can be found here
.

*By a company name, denotes a Battery investment. For a full list of
all Battery investments and exits, please click
here.

**Views contained herein are for informational purposes only and
should neither be considered investment advice nor construed or used as
an offer and/or recommendation to buy or sell a security.

About Battery Ventures

Battery strives to invest in cutting-edge, category-defining businesses
in markets including software and services, Web infrastructure, consumer
Internet, mobile and industrial technologies. Founded in 1983, the firm
backs companies at stages ranging from seed to private equity and
invests globally from offices in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area,
London, Israel and New York. Follow the firm on Twitter
@BatteryVentures, visit our website at www.battery.com and
find a full list of Battery’s portfolio companies here.

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire delivers the industry platform that Property and Casualty
(P&C) insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating
change. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to
enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. We
are privileged to serve more than 350 companies in 32 countries. For
more information, please visit www.guidewire.com
and follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

NOTE: For information about Guidewire’s trademarks, visit https://www.guidewire.com/legal-notices.

Contacts

Diana Stott
Director, Communications
Guidewire Software, Inc.
+1.650.356.4941
[email protected]

Megan Dyer Maxwell
GMK Communications for Battery Ventures
[email protected]unications.com

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