Workfront Named to First-Ever Forbes 2016 World’s Best 100 Cloud Companies List

September 7, 2016 Shelbi Gomez


SILICON SLOPES, UT — September 8, 2016Workfront, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced that it has been named to the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. Forbes developed the list in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners.  Workfront made the list at #71.

The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list profiles the world’s top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, plus twenty rising stars within the field. With advancements in software, cloud security, or platform development, these companies are redefining the future for all industries and sectors.

“Cloud companies are revolutionizing how businesses reach their customers today from digitizing painful old processes to allowing them more time to focus on what they really care about—what makes their products unique,” said Forbes editor of the Cloud 100 list Alex Konrad.  “Inclusion in the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list recognizes a company for its financial growth and excellence as recognized by customers and peers.”

“Workfront’s financial growth is the result of having a software product that people love using to solve their difficult and persistent enterprise work challenges,” said Alex Shootman, CEO of Workfront. “In today’s knowledge-based economy, companies need to make sure their team members are doing the right work, have time to do it well, and are able to execute at increased velocity.  We want to be a product company whose greatest product is the company itself.  This starts with a focus on who we want to become and remain; amazing people who have a maniacal focus on the customer and are proud of our work. A ranking on the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, reminds us of the appreciation we have for our customers and their continued confidence in us, but also to our employees for creating a unique culture that is the foundation for our success.”

Other 2016 Workfront accolades include:

  • Leader in the Gartner Inc., 2016 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
  • Leader in the Gartner Inc., 2016 Magic Quadrant for Marketing Resource Management
  • Leader in the IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Cloud PPM and PPM SaaS 2015-2016 Vendor Assessment
  • Ranked 30th in in Utah Business Magazine’s Fast 50 for eighth year in a row
  • Ranked 327th in Apps Run the World’s Cloud Top 500 Application Vendors

Workfront was also listed as one of Utah’s Best Companies to Work For in 2015.  

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About Workfront

Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings and disconnected tools. Unlike other tools, Workfront Enterprise Work Cloud is a centralized, easy-to-adopt solution for managing and collaborating on all types of work through the entire work lifecycle, which improves team productivity and executive visibility. Workfront is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, like, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iProspect, Schneider Electric and Trek. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter @Workfront_Inc.

About the Author

Shelbi Gomez

Shelbi is an experienced public relations professional with experience in both agency and corporate marketing environments. She currently guides brand awareness, market research, analyst relations, and customer content. She has nearly a decade of BtoB and BtoC experience helping companies tell their stories in the changing media landscape — in traditional media outlets, social media, and now through content marketing.

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