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Company is heading in the right direction.

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Former Employee - Marketing in Oakland, CA
Former Employee - Marketing in Oakland, CA

I worked at Livescribe Inc full-time (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

New executive team understands the business and is creating a solution that is needed. New CEO and VP of Engineering make a good team.

Cons

Company is overly funded and has a lot of debt. Being in hardware, their profit margin is less than a pure software company.

Advice to Management

Keep innovating. Keep close to Apple and iOS. Outsource your Android efforts.

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  1. Great people to work with; innovative product and roadmap

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Livescribe Inc full-time

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people - smart, supportive, title isn't as important as the ideas you contribute, great work/life balance

    Cons

    We have more ideas then we can deliver upon. It's great to be ambitious, but we need to deliver on the big ideas and promises quicker.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Poor Management, Predictable Results

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Oakland, CA

    I worked at Livescribe Inc full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Really interesting product for the education market.

    Cons

    Very poor management. Employees divided into two classes--directors or above or not directors or above. Poor communication between the two with the former unable or unwilling to listen to the latter. Corrosive politics. Lots of turnover. Lots of bad decision-making leading to expensive product delays, stressful work environment, and low morale. Open communication perilous.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the business and stabilize, strengthen, and streamline the management team.


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