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Great technology, amazing talent pool, yet poor marketing

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Newark, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA

Pros

Work life balance, company vision ahead of its time, opportunities to learn and contribute

Cons

poor accountability, long project cycles, not enough killed deadwood projects

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Execs- heed what trench workers tell you.

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    technical foresight with a business model that's less then ideal

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in New York, NY

    Pros

    great engineering people, great minds, fun to work with and learn from

    Cons

    quite a bit of organizational waste, lack of proper execution

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Sun

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    Current Employee - Programmer  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Programmer in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Small company feel in a big company.

    Cons

    Disorganized. Engineers call the shots resulting in products for engineers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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