SparkCognition Named 2022 Best Places to Work by Built In For Delivering an Unmatched Employee Experience


SparkCognition Earns Top Spots for Best Place to Work, Best Paying Companies, and Best Midsize Companies


Austin, TEXAS // Jan. 5, 2022 — SparkCognition, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software solutions for business, today announced that it was honored in Built In’s 2022 Best Places to Work Awards. Specifically, SparkCognition earned one of the Best Places to Work, Best Paying Companies, and Best Midsize Companies to Work For in Austin. The annual awards program includes companies of all sizes, from startups to global enterprises. It honors both remote-first employers and companies in the eight largest tech markets across the U.S. 

“It is my honor to extend congratulations to the 2022 Best Places to Work winners,” says Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In. “This year saw a record number of entrants — and the past two years fundamentally changed what tech professionals want from work. These honorees have risen to the challenge, evolving to deliver employee experiences that provide the meaning and purpose today’s tech professionals seek.”

SparkCognition builds award-winning AI solutions that enable organizations to predict future outcomes, optimize processes, and prevent cyberattacks. Founded in 2013, SparkCognition has continually invested resources to grow the surrounding Austin community and the company. As the trusted business leader in AI solutions, SparkCognition has supported area businesses, partnered with local universities for research and development, and brought together global leaders annually for its AI and future tech summit, Time Machine. Last year, it also opened HyperWerx, a first-of-its-kind AI proving ground for everything from robotics to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and factory automation to oil and gas exploration.

“Since SparkCognition’s inception, we’ve been committed to Austin and building the technology community, including attracting world-leading talent to our own backyard,” said Amir Husain, Founder and CEO at SparkCognition. “We are thrilled to be recognized by Built In as one of the leaders driving innovation and opportunity for the Austin workforce and beyond. Our people represent our greatest asset and have been the catalyst to our success and incredible growth.”

Built In determines the winners of Best Places to Work based on an algorithm, using company data about compensation, benefits, and companywide programming. 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.  

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About SparkCognition

SparkCognition’s award-winning AI solutions allow organizations to predict future outcomes, optimize processes, and prevent cyberattacks. We partner with the world’s industry leaders to analyze, optimize, and learn from data, augment human intelligence, drive profitable growth, and achieve operational excellence. Our patented AI, machine learning, and natural language technologies lead the industry in innovation and accelerate digital transformation. Our solutions allow organizations to solve critical challenges—prevent unexpected downtime, maximize asset performance, optimize prices, and ensure worker safety while avoiding zero-day cyberattacks on essential IT and OT infrastructure. To learn more about how SparkCognition’s AI solutions can unlock the power in your data, visit


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About Built In

Built In is creating the largest platform for technology professionals globally. Monthly, more than three million 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, develop their careers and find opportunities at companies whose values they share. Built In also serves 1,800 innovative companies of all sizes, ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. By putting their stories in front of our uniquely engaged audience, we help them hire otherwise hard-to-reach tech professionals, locally, nationally or remotely.  

About Built In’s Best Places to Work

Built In’s esteemed Best Places to Work Awards, now in its fourth year, honor companies across numerous categories: 100 Best Places to Work, 50 Best Small Places to Work, 100 Best Midsize Places to Work, 50 Companies with the Best Benefits and 50 Best Paying Companies, 100 Best Large Companies to Work For, and 50 Best Remote-First Places to Work. 

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