Together we are Samsara

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Who belongs at Samsara?

In a word—everyone. While we realize that diversity in our industry is still a work in progress, we believe we are building an environment where dedicated people from a diverse range of communities and backgrounds feel welcome.

Sanjit Biswas

CEO & Founder

diversity, equity, and inclusion

2020 Commitments

DEI Metrics

How We Build a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Samsara by 2022

40%

underrepresented groups at manager phone screen during hiring process

$150K

in matched donations to social justice organizations (ie. NAACP Legal Defense Fund, ACLU, and The Bail Project)

100%

of company employees will complete Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion learning and training sessions

40%

of seats in Leadership Development classes reserved for underrepresented groups

4X

public diversity accountability reports per year

By the Numbers

At Samsara, we depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.

Company Overall

Race & Ethnicity

  • Caucasian 56.69%

  • African American 5.18%

  • Hispanic 7.1%

  • Asian 24.1%

  • Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.5%

  • Two or more races 6.43%

Gender

  • Male 65.5%

  • Female 34.5%

  • Not declared 0.2%

Technical Roles

Software, Hardware and Product Management

Race & Ethnicity

  • Caucasian 40.13%

  • African American 2.19%

  • Hispanic 3.45%

  • Asian 49.84%

  • Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.63%

  • Two or more races 3.76%

Gender

  • Male 73.22%

  • Female 26.78%

  • Not declared 0.6%

Leadership Roles

Race & Ethnicity

  • Caucasian 63.86%

  • African American 1.2%

  • Hispanic 3.61%

  • Asian 22.89%

  • Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.2%

  • Two or more races 7.23%

Gender

  • Male 77.17%

  • Female 22.83%

COMMUNITY AND DIVERSITY

Clubs and ERGs

Blaccsara

Blaccsara is dedicated to the unity and prosperity of Black and African individuals, as well as our allies, at Samsara and beyond. We strive to build a community that is not only uplifting, but also empowering, educational, healing, and most of all, fun.

Pride at Samsara

Pride at Samsara’s mission is to empower LGBTQ+ employees and allies by building a network of support, aiding recruitment efforts to attract a diverse candidate pool, and driving company-wide strategic initiatives to foster inclusivity.

Women of Samsara

Meet the women who make major contributions to our success. From leadership to engineers and every department in between.

Latinx

Latinxs at Samsara’s mission is to empower Latinx employees and their allies at Samsara and within our broader communities. Latinxs at Samsara’s strives to provide our members with a network of support to help them develop their careers, strengthen their leadership skills, and thrive personally and professionally.

Samsara For Good

Through volunteering, donating our products to impactive driven organizations, and matching our employees donations we strive to bring the best of Samsara to those who need it most.

Samsara Grief Buddies

We are a group of Samsarians who have experienced significant traumatic loss (death of a loved one). We strive to make life after loss manageable not only at work, but in our personal lives as well through a community of our peers.

Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.

—Jacqueline Woodson

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