two CarGuru employees working on their laptops in the Cambridge office

Boston is one of the most historic cities in the United States—and a great place to make your own mark. Not sure where to dive in? Any of of the 14 companies below would be a great place to start!

If you’re considering a career in insurance (and can’t get their jingle out of your head), Liberty Mutual has you covered. Into e-commerce and digital marketplaces? CarGurus operates at the heart of the tech and automotive industries. No matter your interests, the list below is sure to present an option where you can plant your flag.

1. Signify

Signify company profile

Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers, and the Internet of Things. Signify isn’t just a lighting company; they help you navigate stores, use office space more efficiently and develop actionable insights to improve energy usage through their IoT services. Sustainability is at their core, which is why they’re one of the top 10 greenest companies in the world! They’re committed to the continuous development of their employees, using learning to shape the future of light. Signify ensures their 29,000 employees across 100 countries have endless opportunities through continued innovation. Join Signify and be part of a diverse global team.

2. TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor company profile

TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. The company offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices, planning features, and booking tools. TripAdvisor leads the largest travel community in the world, reaching 350 million unique monthly visitors—and more than 290 million reviews and opinions.

3. Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual company profile

When people feel a sense of security, they're free to relax, venture out, and live their life to the fullest. That’s the feeling Liberty Mutual aims to bring to the world every day. Since 1912, Liberty Mutual has been a global leader in property and casualty insurance, with a passion for protecting and preserving people’s lives and dreams in more than 30 countries—and that absolutely includes its employees. Liberty Mutual's 50,000 person global team is made up of unique thinkers, visionaries, and doers who enjoy working for an evolving company with a deep sense of humanity and commitment to diversity, inclusion, and philanthropy. This means that employees are able to do what they love and go to work knowing that what they do truly matters.

4. CarGurus

CarGurus company profile

CarGurus believes a transparent car shopping experience is better for shoppers and sellers alike, and more than 20 million unique monthly visitors to the site and mobile app agree. Headquartered outside Boston, CarGurus blends the feel of a startup with proven business acumen and sustainable growth. The team’s passion for data drives new product development and engineering breakthroughs.

5. Smartsheet

Smartsheet company profile

Smartsheet employees work as one team to reshape the future of how businesses work. Regardless of job title, team members are highly driven, entrepreneurial, and empowered to make an impact by turning great ideas into action. Smartsheet's culture is centered around being and delivering the best, and its employees recognize that their collective success is grounded in commitment and respect—for each other and the company's customers.

6. Tenaska

Tenaska company profile

Tenaska is one of the largest independent, privately held energy companies in the United States. Employees possess a breadth of skills, experience, and knowledge that span the energy spectrum. Their collective expertise yields success in development, acquisition, financing, operation, management of power generation facilities, and energy marketing. Tenaska is ranked by Forbes magazine among the 50 largest privately held U.S. companies. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Tenaska has regional offices in Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia, Houston, Boston and Calgary, Alberta, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tenaska is committed to attracting and developing outstanding talent by providing a challenging and rewarding work environment for professionals wanting to build skills and experience.

7. Indigo

Indigo company profile

Indigo is altering the agricultural industry with groundbreaking advances in science and technology. The organization harnesses the power of nature in order to help farmers sustainably feed the planet through the discovery of beneficial plant microbes that can improve crop health and sustainability.

8. Klaviyo

Klaviyo company profile

Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web and mobile. Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. And unlike other marketing platforms, Klaviyo doesn’t force companies to compromise between advanced functionality or ease of use - so companies of all sizes are able to maximize their sales quickly. That’s why over 25,000 innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink and Eventbrite sell more with Klaviyo.

9. Uncommon Schools

Uncommon Schools company profile

Uncommon Schools’ teachers, leaders, and staff are on the front line of changing history. Uncommon’s mission is to start and manage outstanding urban public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college. For 20 years, the rigorous, joyful, and love-filled education that Uncommon provides has led students to graduate from college at five times the rate of students from low-income households nationally.

10. Windsor Communities

Windsor Communities company profile

Windsor Communities specializes in the leasing and management of a nationwide portfolio of luxury properties. Founded in 1960, Windsor seeks to provide residents with exceptionally well-managed apartment homes. Going above and beyond its unwavering commitment to outstanding customer service, Windsor also seeks to invest in its employees, offering them opportunities to grow and flourish in a dynamic career.

11. Bridgespan

Bridgespan company profile

The Bridgespan Group is a global nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven leaders, organizations, and philanthropists to break cycles of poverty and dramatically improve the quality of life for those in need.
Passionate about finding solutions to ensure equal opportunity and core human and civil rights, Bridgespan concentrates its efforts on four broad fields—education; children, youth, and families; public health; and global development.
The organization's services include consulting with nonprofits and philanthropists, leadership development support, and developing and sharing insights—all with the goal of scaling social impact.

12. VMware Carbon Black

VMware Carbon Black company profile

Carbon Black is now part of VMware. Founded in 2002, VMware Carbon Black is a leading endpoint security company dedicated to protecting the world from cyberattacks. They offer different solutions—including both on-premise and cloud options—that protect people from cyber threats, ensuring all data and information is secure. VMware Carbon Black serves over 5,600 global customers of various sizes and verticals, and went public in 2018.

13. Wayfair

Wayfair company profile

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from one of the world's largest selections of home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more.

14. SmartBear

SmartBear company profile

SmartBear is behind the software that powers over 20,000 of the world's most innovative organizations. More than six million people use its tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster.
SmartBear's high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. The tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping people create software that transforms the world.
Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear.



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