Cohesion Awarded Built In’s 2023 Best Places To Work for the 3rd Consecutive Year

Cohesion earns Best Startups to Work in Chicago on Built In’s Best Places to Work List

Built In announced Cohesion is awarded a 2023 Best Places To Work recognition. Specifically, Cohesion earned a place on The Best Startups To Work For In Chicago list. The annual awards program includes companies of all sizes, from startups to those in the enterprise, and honors both remote-first employers as well as companies in large tech markets across the U.S. 

“2022 was an exciting year for Cohesion with incredible growth, and we’re ecstatic to be recognized as Chicago’s Best Startups to Work For on Build In’s Best Places to Work List for the 3rd consecutive year,” says Thru Shivakumar, Co-Founder and CEO. “We’re very proud of the strong culture we’ve built at Cohesion, which is rooted in integrity, meaningful interactions, ingenuity, commitment, action bias, and continuous improvement. We’re committed to continuing our mission of creating a thriving workplace environment. “

Built In determines the winners of Best Places to Work based on an algorithm, using company data about compensation and benefits. To reflect the benefits candidates are searching for more frequently on Built In, the program also weighs criteria like remote and flexible work opportunities, programs for DEI and other people-first cultural offerings.  

“It’s my honor to congratulate this year’s Best Places to Work winners,” says Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In. “These exemplary companies understand their people are their most valuable asset, and they’ve stepped up to meet the modern professional’s new expectations, including the desire to work for companies that deliver purpose, growth and inclusion. These winners set the stage for a human-centered future of work, and we can’t wait to see that future unfold.”  

Cohesion is heavily invested in fostering a collaborative culture based around their core values, diversity, and collaboration. Even with employees around the United States, Argentina and India, the company improves their culture in multiple ways that include learning and development opportunities such as quarterly guest speakers from outside the company and coffee chats by internal employees about their passions. They also offer engagement activities like monthly happy hours and meals, along with team building activities such as a yearly hackathon and all-staff onsite. Diversity of backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and ideas is another major theme of the Cohesion culture and they are continuously committed to sourcing a diverse candidate network.


Built In is creating the largest platform for technology professionals globally. Monthly, millions of the industry’s most in-demand professionals visit the site from across the world. They rely on our platform to stay ahead of tech trends and news, learn skills to accelerate their careers and find opportunities at companies whose values they share. Built In also serves 2,000 customers, innovative companies ranging from startups to those in the Fortune 500. By putting their stories in front of our uniquely engaged audience, we help them hire otherwise hard-to-reach tech professionals.


Built In’s esteemed Best Places to Work Awards, now in its fifth year, honor companies across numerous categories: 100 Best Places to Work, 50 Best Startup Places to Work, 100 Best Midsize Places to Work, 100 Best Large Places to Work and Editor’s Choice: 100 Best Hybrid Places to Work. The program honors companies – remote, hybrid and in-office – with the best total rewards packages across the U.S. and in the following tech hubs: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC. 

Cohesion is a software platform that is leading the way in smart building technology – seamlessly connecting critical systems with the human ecosystem, simplifying management through transparent operations, and increasing asset value for owners by delivering better tenant experiences and powerful insights. Cohesion offers a secure and comprehensive platform that harnesses building information by uniting workflows and disparate systems to provide actionable insights for improving building operations and enhancing tenant experiences.  Cloud-based and IoT-enabled, Cohesion’s platform is customizable, scalable and optimizable to the latest technology developments in the market. Learn more at

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