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6 people found this helpful

Very bad. Do not consider it unless you are desperate.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at innoPath full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Mobile space which is hot.

Cons

- Dwindling business
- Lack of product/ business direction
- Marketing sham when selling company prospects to new hire and fooling current employees.
- No leadership, managers are puppets in hands of CEO who is a micro-manager but has killed all the business.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Does it have any management?

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  1. 3 people found this helpful

    Mixed: great opportunities to develop new concepts and products; unfortunate tendency to discard and repeat sometimes.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at innoPath

    Pros

    Mobile device support is a line of business with excellent growth potential. That's what InnoPath does, and the company has enjoyed some success with it. There are a few major customers.

    The CEO, John Fazio, is a great fan and booster, and is by nature InnoPath's best salesman.

    The engineers and other staff are very good. When some layoffs were necessary at the beginning of this year, some excellent people were let go; however, it wouldn't have been easy to choose better, as there weren't really any slackers or marginal performers to be found.

    Engineering has been reorganized into interdisciplinary vertical groups that are beginning to adopt some agile practices. This leads to easier collaboration than in the past, when QA, mobile, server, database, etc. were more separated.

    Cons

    Due to a necessary transition in its business model, InnoPath is facing leaner budgets than in recent years, and has shrunk a bit. This is hard on the morale of those remaining, and is in contrast to many local technology companies that are growing this year. It may be a bit harder to compete for needed talent under these circumstances.

    InnoPath does some innovative things (it's in the name, after all), but often seems to be a bit late getting started. The strategic role of marketing may not be emphasized enough (something that's true of many young tech companies, actually).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    InnoPath needs to be more agile, and therefore less "top-down" if it's going to achieve its full potential. Teams and individual contributors need to be allowed to make decisions without constantly checking with management--even if the decisions may not always be optimal. Otherwise, this will probably remain a small, if viable, company.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful

    keep growing with lots of opportunities.

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at innoPath

    Pros

    This is a company which encourage Creative and innovation.
    A lot of opportunities is given from management and management help you keep growing.
    The mobile OTA management is one great business.
    With stable money making way in one side while keeping the innovation in another side.

    Cons

    The link between marketing feedback and backend research could be better.
    Still under the way to find the balance between innovation and money making

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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