OWC Receives People’s Choice Stevie Awards and is Named a Best Company for Professional Development by Comparably

Leading tech provider thrilled to be recognized for meaningful products and flourishing company culture

Jul 23, 2020 | Woodstock, IL


OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company and one of the world’s most respected providers of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, announced the company has been named as a Best Company for Professional Development by Comparably, as well as receiving two People’s Choice Stevie Awards for their OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dock and OWC ThunderBay 4 mini, Thunderbolt 3.

"The Best Companies for Professional Development recognizes the businesses with the most meaningful opportunities for career growth, as rated on by employees on," said Comparably CEO Jason Nazar. "These are the absolute best companies that are grooming and mentoring the future leaders of tomorrow."

Jo Ann Olson, OWC Chief of Staff, said “We are elated to receive this recognition from Comparably. Our employees are now and have always been the driving force behind OWC’s success. Developing employee skills is a win/win; the company benefits from attracting and retaining top-notch personnel and helping them achieve their career goals, and employees here know that is and always has been one of OWC’s core values: People First.”

Comparably’s mission is to make workplaces transparent and rewarding for both employees and employers. Comparably reveals company cultures and market compensation, as contributed by real employees, and showcases a fair and accurate display of employer brands.

OWC has also received People’s Choice Stevie Awards for two products:

The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products are a feature of The American Business Awards in which the general public vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 87,000 votes were cast in 52 People’s Choice categories this year.

Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the Gold Stevie Award has been granted for high achievement in business to organizations and individuals in more than 60 countries since 2002.

These award-winning products as well as the full line of OWC solutions are available now at


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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