Sila Nanotechnologies Wins Two 2021 Comparably Awards for Overall Leadership Excellence

Sila Ranks Top 50 Best Leadership Teams: Small/Mid-Sized Companies

Sila CEO, Gene Berdichevsky Ranks in the Top 50 CEOs for Diversity

ALAMEDA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Next-generation materials company Sila Nanotechnologies is ranked among the Top 50 Best Leadership Teams 2021: Small/Mid-Sized Companies by Comparably, placing them in the top 10% of similarly sized companies on the site. This designation marks the second award from Comparably in 2021, as Sila Nanotechnologies CEO, Gene Berdichevsky was ranked 17th in the Top 50 CEOS for Diversity 2021: Small/Mid-Sized Companies, putting him in the top 5% of all CEOs from June 23, 2020, to June 23, 2021.

“Sila Nanotechnologies brings together technically ambitious innovators who are dedicated each and every day to creating a path to a sustainable future,” said Gene Berdichevsky, CEO and Co-Founder of Sila Nanotechnologies. “We strive to build a diverse team that amplifies each other’s talents and have worked hard to unite deep expertise across many scientific and engineering domains to innovate with integrity and realize science that scales.”

Along with these designations, Comparably revealed that Sila received an A+ in culture score, receiving 4.7/5 stars in their employee ratings and reviews. The site also shows CEO Gene Berdichevsky secured a 91/100 rating, also based on employee reviews, which places him in the top 5% of 1,912 similar-sized companies on Comparably and in the top 5% of 714 nearby companies in San Francisco.

The Best Leadership Teams award is based on anonymous employee rankings of executive leadership teams and direct managers based on the past 12 months (June 23, 2020, to June 23, 2021). The rankings list was separated into two categories: large companies with more than 500 employees, and small/mid-sized companies with less than 500 employees. The final list was compiled from over 10 million rankings across 60,000 U.S. companies.

The Comparably Awards were developed to celebrate companies and leaders considered most outstanding in 16 different categories through feedback provided by employees, and differ from most other “best of” lists by segmenting ratings based on demographics to ensure many groups of employees are heard.


For consumers who don’t want to compromise between great products and a sustainable future, Sila Nanotechnologies is setting a new standard for batteries through next-generation materials. Sila is industrializing breakthrough science to usher in a new era in energy storage that will alleviate the world’s dependence on fossil fuels. Sila’s silicon-based anode material enables batteries to be longer-lasting, faster charging, and lighter. This anode material can be dropped into current battery production for electric vehicles, mobile phones, other consumer electronics, and renewable energy storage. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Alameda, CA, Sila is a team of innovators dedicated to creating a path to a sustainable future. Major investors include 8VC, Bessemer Venture Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Coatue, Daimler, In-Q-Tel, Matrix Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. For more information, visit


Comparably is a leading workplace culture and compensation monitoring site that provides the most comprehensive and accurate representation of what it’s like to work at companies. Employees can anonymously rate their employers in 20 different workplace culture categories, providing the public a transparent and in-depth look at their experiences and allowing for comparison across gender, ethnicity, age, department, experience, location, education, and company size. Since launching in 2016, Comparably has accumulated 10 million ratings across 60,000 U.S. companies. The platform has become one of the fastest-growing SaaS solutions for employer branding and a trusted third-party site for workplace and salary data, including its annual Best Places to Work series.


Emily Mann

SutherlandGold for Sila Nanotechnologies

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