Employee rating site Comparably.com announced Karsun Solutions CEO Sundar Vaidyanathan was among the Top 100 small and medium sized business leaders named to its 2022 Best CEOs for Diversity list. The ranking which is based on reviews from BIPOC employees comes as Comparably also featured Karsun for growth and flexibility throughout the pandemic. The recognition follows the company’s commitment to an employee-centered workplace.
Comparably’s Best CEOs for Diversity award recognizes organizations with highly rated CEOs by diverse groups. Eligible companies were rated on Comparably.com, an anonymous public rating site. Sundar also received the award in 2021.
Building a Flexible, Open Culture
Sundar’s founding vision created a place where all employees may collaborate and do extraordinary things. Comparably’s Workplace Insider blog recently featured Karsun’s flexible approach to remote work. Karsun hosts monthly hybrid Innovation Town Halls, workshops and Coffee with Leadership events. Embracing a transparent, employee-centric culture, all team members submit ideas, feedback and solutions through these open forums.
Not only does this framework allow team members to share their ideas in various ways, it is also available to both remote and hybrid employees allowing everyone to receive recognition for their contributions regardless of their work location. Moreover, this flexibility allows teams to introduce innovative technology while addressing the challenges in complex government programs. Teams’ solutions are implemented at agencies such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Aviation Administration, and General Services Administration.
Growing Communities With Karsun
In addition to creating a vibrant, collaborative community at Karsun, Sundar leads efforts to support diverse small and startup businesses. In 2018 he was recognized for both his business acumen and community involvement with the Washington Business Journal’s Minority Business Leader Award.
Karsun’s leaders mentor other organizations planning to graduate from small business. In addition to ranking a second year in a row on the Washington Business Journal Corporate Diversity Index, Sundar’s immigrant journey was featured in the publication. He and co-founder Kartik Mecheri were also honored this year by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce with the Fast 50 award for growth. Awarded during the CelebrASIAN conference, Sundar later appeared on a panel for small businesses. Under his guidance, Karsun’s reaches back to support small businesses and entrepreneurs through programs with TiE DC, ACT-IAC, and USPAACC, among others. Vaidyanathan also serves on the board of College of Engineering Guindy Alumni Association of North America (CEGAANA), an organization supporting the career development of both students and alumni.
Karsun’s Award Winning Team
This year Karsun additionally received both the Best in Washington, D.C.and the Best Company Outlook awards from Comparably. It was named a 2021 Technology Industry Top Workplace by Top Workplaces USA. In support of its ongoing growth, its teams are hiring for remote roles nationwide. Apply for tech careers including Full Stack Developer, Data Engineer, SDET and Business Analyst at KarsunCareers.com.
About Karsun Solutions
Karsun Solutions is a fast-growing, innovative enterprise modernization firm. Recently awarded Best Company Culture by Comparably.com, its teams deliver modern software development, cloud, and data solutions to customers at government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration and General Services Administration. Leveraging GoLean, Karsun teams drive digital transformation and help its government customers Do Extraordinary. Learn more at Karsun-LLC.com.