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Headquarters Pasadena, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

3M Cogent knows security. The company provides Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) that governments, law enforcement agencies, and companies use to capture, analyze, and compare fingerprints. 3M Cogent's offerings include proprietary biometrics access control software, hardware (including mobile systems), system maintenance, and services that include consulting, implementation, and systems integration. It also enjoys an alliance with Northrop Grumman for design, development, and sale of biometric ID systems. 3M Cogent operates in Austria, Canada, China... More

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Ming Hsieh

Chairman, President, and CEO

It was wonderful and good learning ground

  Current Recruiter in Portland, OR

Pros: Work-life balance, office culture,leadership, Employee-HR relationship, Perks Full Review

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Declined Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Jun 2010 – Reviewed Sep 10, 2010

Interview Details – It was a career fair. The hiring manager at Cogent attended. I was the first to interview with him. He reviewed my resume and asked me for examples of how I've succeeded, about the number of places where I've worked. He's referred me in to other places.Full Interview

Interview Question:
In another interview for a different job at a REIS company, the manager asked "What the downside would be to hire you." View Answer

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

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