Top 100 ExOs

The business world has learned over the last two decades how to scale technology – now it’s time to scale the organization. A new breed of Exponential Organizations (or ExOs) are delivering 10x or better performance benchmarks compared to their peers. We present below the 100 most scalable organizations in the world, based on the diagnostic survey in the award-winning book, “Exponential Organizations”.

 

Rank ExO ExQ Score
1 GitHub 76
2 Airbnb 74
3 Uber 73
4 Indiegogo 73
5 Google 72.5
6 Quirky 72
7 Kaggle 72
8 Pinterest 72
9 Reddit 72
10 Tumblr 72
11 Shapeways 72
12 Kiva.org 72
13 Etsy 72
14 Cloudera 71
15 Waze 71
16 Kickstarter 71
17 BlaBlaCar 71
18 Medium 70.5
19 Valve 70
20 Wikimedia 70
21 Coursera 70
22 Local Motors 70
23 Duolingo 70
24 3D Hubs 70
25 GoodData 70
26 Podio 70
27 Prezi 70
28 Twitch 70
29 Topcoder 69.5
30 Xiaomi 69.5
31 Automattic 69
32 Gustin 69
33 Soylent 69
34 TaskRabbit 69
35 Yammer 69
36 Yelp 69
37 Zappos 69
38 DonorsChoose 69
39 Khan Academy 69
40 Peerby 69
41 SoundCloud 69
42 Haier 68
43 Netflix 68
44 Salesforce 68
45 Springest 68
46 HomeJoy 67.5
47 Amazon 67.1
48 Facebook 67
49 Getaround 67
50 Instagram 67
51 Snapchat 67
52 Twitter 67
53 Karma 67
54 Slack 66
55 Evernote 66
56 Alibaba 66
57 Groupon 66
58 HomeAway 66
59 LinkedIn 66
60 Square 66
61 Supercell 66
62 99 Designs 66
63 Coinbase 66
64 Flipkart 66
65 YPlan 66
66 Palantir Technologies 65
67 eLance/oDesk 65
68 Skype 65
69 Creads 65
70 Blendle 65
71 Transferwise 64.5
72 Tongal 64
73 Zenefits 64
74 Zynga 64
75 Threadless 64
76 Instacart 64
77 Adyen 64
78 Apple 63.6
79 WhatsApp 63.3
80 Box 63
81 Eventbrite 63
82 Lending Club 63
83 Dropbox 62
84 The Guardian 62
85 Splunk 62
86 Spotify 62
87 Stripe 62
88 Freelancer 62
89 Yik Yak 62
90 General Electric 61.75
91 Zillow 61
92 Enevo 61
93 Shazam Entertainment 61
94 Craigslist 60
95 WeTransfer 60
96 Wolfram Research 59
97 Studio Roosegaarde 58
98 TED 57
99 Tesla 56
100 GoPro 56

 

“I have found ExO concepts to be extremely valuable. I’ve made the book required reading for Senior Management and we are implementing many of its principles.”

– Paul Polman, CEO at Unilever

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