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.

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Sanjit Biswas

CEO & Founder

diversity, equity, and inclusion

Our Ongoing Commitment

Attraction & Recruitment

Development & Retention

Oversight & Accountability

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FY21 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report

Our first ever Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) report provides an in-depth look at Samsara’s demographic data, inclusion-focused programs and initiatives, and targets we will work to accomplish by the end of FY22.


Long Term DEI Goals

How We Build a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Samsara by 2025


gender parity at the people manager level


underrepresented groups on Core Team (director and above)


increase in women in engineering: 
30% individual contributors and 20% Core Team (director and above)


score on the Corporate [LGBTQIA]+ Equality Index after joining


parity in paid leave for both birthing and non-birthing parents

Top 25%

annual score in “Belonging” on our employee engagement survey

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

  • Asian 22.9%

  • Black or African American 5.1%

  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0.6%

  • Latinx 6.3%

  • Not declared 6.7%

  • Two or more races 5.6%

  • White 52.9%


  • Men 64.4%

  • Women 35.5%

  • Non-binary or not declared 0.1%

Technical Roles

Software, Hardware and Product Management

Race & Ethnicity

  • Asian 44.9%

  • Underrepresented groups 8.3%

  • White 36.9%

  • Not declared 9.8%


  • Men 73.8%

  • Women 26.2%

  • Non-binary or not declared 0.0%

Leadership Roles

Race & Ethnicity

  • Asian 19.4%

  • Black or African American 2.3%

  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0.01%

  • Latinx 4.7%

  • Not declared 7.1%

  • Two or more races 6.3

  • White 63.86%


  • Men 65%

  • Women 35%


Clubs and ERGs

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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