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Headquarters South San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (EXEL)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

We've come a long way, baby, but we still have a lot in common with the fruit fly. Exelixis, a pharmaceutical research and development firm, got its start analyzing genetic data from fruit flies and other organisms as a means to speed the development of drugs and other products. Its early genomic work has yielded a pipeline of drug candidates primarily in the area of cancer therapies, as well as some potential treatments for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. The company's drug candidates in clinical trials include treatments for solid tumors, thyroid cancer, and... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   31 ratings


49% Approve of the CEO   8 ratings

Exelixis President, CEO, and Director Michael M. Morrissey

Michael M. Morrissey

President, CEO, and Director

Excellent place to work.

  Former Associate Director, Manufacturing and Outsourcing in South San Francisco, CA

Pros: They really respect their employees and encourage work-life balance in addition to good pay and all of the major holidays off. They also encourage teamwork and collaboration. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in South San Francisco, CA Jan 2010 – Reviewed Jun 3, 2014

Interview Details – Their hiring process is fine, although you have to interview with many people and the entire process can take months before you receive a job offer. First you have a couple of telephone screens, then you have a face to face interview with several employees then there may be a follow up telephone…Full Interview

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