Headquarters Palo Alto, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Private
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

one tiny drop changes everything.

At Theranos, we're working to shape the future of lab testing. Now, for the first time, our high-complexity CLIA-certified laboratory can perform your tests quickly and accurately on samples as small as a single drop.

The lab test, reinvented.

No big needles. No endless waiting. We've built a whole new approach to getting you answers.

Mission: Our mission is to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere in the world at the time it matters, enabling early detection and intervention of...More

Theranos – Why Work For Us?

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​​​​Our Company

​At Theranos, we are on a life-changing mission.​

We’re a team of technologists, scientists and inventors, led and backed by some of the greatest entrepreneurs, investors, creative minds, and global leaders.

Our people are our company. ​We reward their dedication with highly competitive compensation, great healthcare benefits, catered meals, and more, with the opportunity to take part in changing the world.


Our Beliefs

We believe that access to accurate, affordable, and real-time diagnostic information is a basic human right.


Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes is CEO of Theranos, which she founded in 2003. Elizabeth left Stanford University's School of Engineering to build Theranos around her patents and vision for healthcare.



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Elizabeth Holmes

Founder and CEO

first job and happy for years

  Current Research Associate in Palo Alto, CA

Pros: I joined fresh from college 3 years ago and have been happy here. part of a great mission and very inspiring company. it is very satisfying to go home at the end of everyday and know my work is making an impact. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in May 2014 Reviewed 5 days ago New

Interview Details – I had an interview with the hiring manager. Not only did he show up half an hour late, but he had no meaningful questions to ask. He asked me to recount, from my first job out of college, until the job I presently hold. I asked him if he wanted it in reverse chronological order, with the most…Full Interview

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Edison Award - Gold, Lab Diagnostics Category, 2014

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