Most influential companies in Indianapolis, IN

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The Salesforce Tower is the tallest building in Indianapolis at 811 ft tall. | Photo by @iandefelice

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If you’re a Hoosier, you’ve either seen these names on buildings downtown or you know someone who’s worked for them.

Today, we’re talking about some of Indy’s most influential companies.

💊 Eli Lilly | Net worth = $39.28 billion

Ranked 112 on the Fortune 500 list, the pharmaceutical company was born in Indianapolis on May 10, 1876making it 145 years old. Eli Lilly employs 10,373 people in Indy alone, and has 36,000+ employees worldwide. Today, Lilly is best known for clinical depression drugs like Prozac and Cymbalta, and its products are sold in approx. 125 countries. Find a job at Eli Lilly.

🏬 Simon Property Group | Net worth = $39.9 billion

If you like to shop at The Fashion Mall at Keystone, Hamilton Town Center or Castleton Square Mall, then you’re familiar with Simon properties. Simon is a global leader in ownership of shopping, dining, entertainment, and mixed-use destinations with properties in North America, Europe and Asia — and is headquartered right here in Indianapolis. Browse open jobs here.

⚙️ Cummins | Net worth = $22.62 billion

Although this company is based in Columbus, it also has a headquarters in downtown Indianapolis (and spoiler alert: you’ll find out later in this newsletter it’s also planning a facility in Greenwood). The multinational corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. It’s been on Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies list for 14 consecutive years + ranked No. 24 on Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies last year. Find a job with Cummins.

💻 Salesforce | Net worth = $162.02 billion

Although the company wasn’t born in Indianapolis, our city has become one of the tech company’s largest outposts with more than 2,300 employees, according to Forbes. Salesforce is the world’s No. 1 customer relationship management platform that helps businesses with marketing, sales, commerce, service, and IT teams work together from anywhere. Browse open positions here.

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