Advertising Age Names Unified As One Of The 40 Best Places To Work

November 17th 2014

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO — November 17, 2014 — Unified, today was named one of the 40 Best Places to Work in Advertising & Media by Advertising Age. Unified was among 40 companies selected based on criteria such as hiring practices, benefits packages, compensation packages, office perks, workplace environment and design. Nearly 20,000 people were surveyed as part of the selection process.

Unified’s 100+ employees embrace the concept of #uLife to describe the lifestyle that makes working life at Unified great. Employees at its offices in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and Los Angeles enjoy a wide range of industry-leading policies and benefits, including:

  • Competitive salaries, bonus eligibility and equity incentives
  • Full benefits including 401(k), flex spending, dependent care, and transit programs
  • Peer-to-peer bonuses for outstanding performance
  • Generous maternity, paternity and caregiver leave policies
  • Fully transparent company-wide meetings discussing strategy, goals, and tactics
  • Unlimited flexible paid time off (subject to business needs)
  • Social events, intramural sports, game areas, gym reimbursements, office yoga, and much more
  • Additional details on Unified’s culture, perks and policies can be found here.

“With hundreds of companies applying and going through the rigorous employer and employee survey process for the 2014 Ad Age Best Places to Work list, the competition was tough. The organizations that rose to the top are incredibly deserving,” said Natalie Zmuda, deputy managing editor at Advertising Age. “In today’s dynamic business environment, talent is a key differentiator. The leadership teams we’ve honored have perfected the art of recruiting, developing and retaining talent, setting their firms apart from others in the advertising and media world. And they’ve carefully, thoughtfully crafted a culture and a work environment that anyone would be lucky to be a part of.”

“The hard-working, talented, and enthusiastic Unified family is the most important competitive advantage that we have in the marketplace,” said Sheldon Owen, CEO and co-founder, Unified. “We’re thrilled that AdAge has highlighted what makes #uLife great, and we’re very grateful to our fast-growing employee base for recognizing Unified as a terrific place to work.”

Submissions were evaluated by Advertising Age research partner Buck Consultants LLC. With nearly a century of experience in employee and human resource consulting, Buck crafted two surveys to help Advertising Age find the companies with the best benefits and most-engaged employees. The employer survey contained about 100 questions, including questions about pay, promotions, health care and other benefits and hiring practices. The employee survey contained about 50 questions. It measured aspects of the workplace environment that contribute to an engaged staff, including matters such as fairness of pay, vacation time, relationships with management and co-workers, career development and other workplace issues. Any agency, ad tech or media company with more than 40 full-time employees in the U.S. was eligible.

About Unified

Unified is an award-winning marketing cloud technology company. Unified provides professional marketers with powerful insights, content, and advertising tools built on the industry’s most advanced data platform. Unified serves over 600 customers, including Global 2000 enterprises and their advertising agencies, from its offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago. For more information,