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Ultimate Software (Nasdaq:ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that it has won InformationWeek's 2016 Elite 100's Business Innovation People's Choice Award. This award honors Ultimate Software as "The Most Rewarding Place to Work in IT." "We are extremely proud to win this prestigious award and to be recognized for our culture built on more than 25 years of trust and teamwork," said Scott Scherr, CEO, president, and founder of Ultimate. "Ultimate Software was founded on a 'People First' philosophy that makes our employees our top priority. We care for them by providing a rewarding, innovative, and positive workplace with ongoing opportunities for professional and personal growth. We believe that our culture inspires our employees to do their best work, with a focus on new ideas, great products, and exceptional customer service." InformationWeek evaluated the way People's Choice candidates promote advancement of IT skills and careers, reward innovation, excel at promoting leadership and creating new leaders, celebrate diversity, enable a fun and enriching work environment, and connect well with the community. InformationWeek readers voted online among three finalists. For more information on InformationWeek's Elite 100's Business Innovation Awards, visit http://conference.informationweek.com/informationweek-conference-awards. About Ultimate Software Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 25 million people records in the cloud. Ultimate's award-winning UltiPro ® delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 3,000 professionals. In 2016, Fortune ranked Ultimate #1 on its list of 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology and #15 on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the fifth consecutive year to be ranked in the top 25. In 2015, Ultimate was recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies; ranked #7 on Forbes magazine's list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; named among InformationWeek's Elite 100, honoring innovation in business technology; and recognized as a "Leader" in Nucleus Research's HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has approximately 3,200 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin' Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate's products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com. UltiPro is a registered trademark of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. All other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.