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Gracenote – “We work and play hard in a cool office space.”

Headquarters Emeryville, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Gracenote touches millions of people every day, helping them discover and enjoy music, movies and TV programs. We do this by cataloging information about the world’s digital media and intelligently organizing it into a massive database. This database includes descriptions of more than 130 million songs, as well as filmmaker and cast bios for movies, TV listings, and Album and... More

Mission: To help people discover and enjoy digital media.

Gracenote – Why Work For Us?

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Gracenote By the Numbers

Gracenote touches hundreds of millions of music fans and TV viewers everyday. Gracenote is the industry standard for music and video recognition and is supported by the largest source of music and video metadata on the planet, featuring descriptions of more than 130 million tracks and TV listings for 28 countries. The database receives more than 500 million queries everyday and more than 15 billion every month. If you measured Gracenote against a search engine, we would rank among the world’s biggest.

With more than 350 employees and growing, Gracenote has offices in Tokyo, Munich, Berlin, Seoul and Taipei with worldwide headquarters in Emeryville, Calif.

How Do You Connect?

When you connect your smart phone or USB in a car, Gracenote makes finding your favorite music easy with Album Cover Art and enhanced voice recognition. When you are playing music on your iPhone, Gracenote helps power song recommendations. And when you are sitting on your couch, Gracenote TV listings and smart recommendations show you what’s on tonight, and help you discover new programs to watch.

A Division of Sony Corp. of America

Gracenote is a wholly owned, independent subsidiary of the Sony Corporation of America (SCA). In “non-legal” speak this means we are owned by Sony, but operate as an independent company.

We work closely with other Sony companies, including Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainmentand Sony Entertainment Network. We are featured in millions of Sony products. However, we also have the flexibility to work other entertainment leaders, including Apple, Google, Amazon and Ford

Working at Gracenote

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Gracenote President Stephen White

Stephen White


Fun, interactive and a great experience

  Former ! in Emeryville, CA

Pros: I really like the laid back feel of the office environment. There are comfortable collaboration areas and always a fully stocked kitchen! People move around the office often and are always willing to give input on a project. There are tons of… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in May 2014 – Reviewed Jun 9, 2014

Interview Details – One telephone interview with the SVP of IT based in Chicago. Conversation lasted 1 hour. Questions were mostly aimed at emotional intelligence and established tolerance for rapid change and corporate ambiguity.Full Interview

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