Telenav – Why Work For Us?

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Delivering world-class solutions starts with the right people. Whether they’re developing new technologies, defining strategies for growth or helping customers make the most of their services, our employees are working every day to help build a great company. We value the growth of individual skills and strengths while making real contributions as highly collaborative teams. We strive for excellence, take pride in our work and take time to celebrate our successes together.

Telenav has been pioneering location-based technologies for more than a decade. We were the first company to launch GPS navigation on mobile phones in North America. We continue to deliver products that improve the everyday lives of millions of people around the world through premium location-based products and services for consumers, advertisers, automotive manufacturers, wireless carriers and for enterprise. Now the boundaries and capabilities of mobile technologies are expanding exponentially—and we’re well positioned to reach new customers and serve more people in more places, more often.
Where we’re going
Telenav's mission is to help reduce stress, improve productivity, and make life more fun for people on the go. Our personalized navigation services help people make smarter decisions about where to go, what to do, when to leave, and how to get there. 

Our products are available in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin America through wireless carriers, automobile manufacturers, advertisers and advertising agencies, and app developers, including AT&T, Bell Mobility, Boost Mobile, Ford, NII Holdings, QNX Software Systems, Rogers, Sprint, Telcel, T-Mobile U.S., U.S. Cellular, and Vivo Brazil. You can also find us in mobile app stores (Apple App Store, Google Play, and Windows Phone Marketplace), connected cars, and on the web at and 

Why work at Telenav? Because we take good care of each other. We work hard to build our culture. We are a diverse, passionate group, focused on building a world-class business that is growing exponentially. Because we are trying to do something huge, we believe in working smarter, faster, and harder than anyone else. We do it together, celebrating accomplishments along the way and giving recognition where it’s due. When you join Telenav, you join a team devoted to helping, supporting, and encouraging each other.


Our vision is to become the global leader in transforming life on the go!

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
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    Engineers are full of energy, ideas and passion. A good idea wins here! It always does. This is one company with minimum politics. Senior management is very supportive. Risk taking is encouraged in every area.


    Work/Life balance can sometimes go upside down.

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    You have some of the best engineers here.

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    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Telenav in May 2015.


    I applied on their website and after a week i got a mail for a skype interview. I was interviewed by two people. The interview was almost an hour long. They explained about the company and some of their ongoing and proposed projects.

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Additional Info

Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (TNAV)
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Telenav can make an overachiever of your mobile phone. The company offers a platform and suite of applications that enables wireless navigation and tracking services delivered to mobile phone users primarily in the US. Telenav's customers include wireless carriers and telematics service providers; Sprint Nextel and AT&T are the company's biggest clients by a ... More

Mission: Help make people’s lives less stressful, more productive and more fun when they are on the go.

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