Avid Technology

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Senior Management has their work cut out

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Former Employee - Business Operations Analyst in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Business Operations Analyst in Mountain View, CA

I worked at Avid Technology full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Indivudual contributers are great to work with
Benefits are average for the industry
Flex Time is available for those who 'qualify'
Middle management is fairly knowledgeable and easy to work with

Cons

No direction from senior Management
Senior Management works in a vaccuum
Engineering management holds alot of weight with decision making
Hard to keep a work-home life balance

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Total re-alignment of senior management is a must if this company tends to succeed.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Read the reviews before applying

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Burlington, MA
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Burlington, MA

    I worked at Avid Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The people and salary are good..

    Cons

    Everything else....Management, direction, or lack there of. Dishonesty!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should take a hard look at the contributors and let them contribute and lead instead of picking leaders out of a hat.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 10 people found this helpful  

    If you are considering working here, please read and believe the reviews. Unfortunately, I didn't

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    Current Employee - Director in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Director in Burlington, MA

    I have been working at Avid Technology full-time

    Pros

    Not many come to mind. Good salaries and decent benefit programs--that's about it.

    Cons

    "Incompetence" would be too kind a word to describe senior and executive management at Avid. Poor performance by management is consistently rewarded and reinforced. The SVP of sales stays on, and enjoys his $1M+salary, despite not making quota. He'd be gone in any real company. Marketing and Product Management are no better--truly "out of their league."

    The recent announcement selling off the consumer business is the first good idea to come out of this management team in 5 years--though it's too late to save.

    The company is in BIG trouble. Don't be lured in--you're better off being unemployed, because you will be soon if you start with Avid. Virtually all of the good talent has been let go, or is actively pursuing other work. There will be very little left soon.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Four years of this strategy clearly hasn't worked--it's time to pack up and go home. Greenfield drove this once-great company into the ground.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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