Ikanos
2.9 of 5 28 reviews
www.ikanos.com Fremont, CA 150 to 499 Employees

Ikanos Reviews

Updated Mar 24, 2014
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2.9 28 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

Ikanos President and CEO Omid Tahernia

Omid Tahernia

(7 ratings)

52% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Lack of organization

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgenuine passion in positions, everyone is doing what they really do enjoy

    Consdysfunctional hierarchy of management, lack of clarity of expectation from employees at times

    Advice to Senior Managementhonesty is best policy with team members

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Big Ideas, Direction Missing

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe employees are brilliant and dedicated

    ConsManagement keeps changing directions. Unstable work environment too many RIF's

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Decent company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe people are very professional and experienced in their line of work compared to other companies I have worked for.

    ConsCompany is currently going through a rough patch, morale is a little low.

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    Poorly managed company with undifferentiated productline.

    Director of Marketing (Former Employee)
    Fremont, CA

    ProsThere are no positive words to say.

    ConsSingle technology company with many large established competitors.

    Advice to Senior ManagementToo late for the management to do anything substantial. Time has passed to acquisition by a bigger player. It is just the matter of time when the company will have to close its doors.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Normal company but excellent people with work with

    Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
    Fremont, CA

    ProsEngineering team is pretty strong. People are friendly and easygoing.

    ConsNot clear about its future

    Advice to Senior ManagementClearer assignment will result in better results

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Full steam ahead

    Firmware Engineer (Current Employee)
    Fremont, CA

    ProsI like working with my team, professional group of engineers. I get the opportunity to work and collaborate with other areas of the business. Company is niche focused in space.

    ConsSmall company, no 401k match

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Product portfolio significantly trailing behind the competition in a shrinking market

    Enginerring (Current Employee)

    ProsA job close to home for most part.

    ConsThe biggest issue is the products are really behind its competitor, no matter how it is viewed.
    To make things worse, the market is shrinking as customers move from coppers to fibers (just like what Google is doing). The quarterly sales report reflects that.
    There also have been too many changes on the personnel in the past few years, layoff and layoff, all the execs have been replaced or fired and is still going on....

    Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out the right products before investors lose hopes.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Start-up vibe without the risk

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Red Bank, NJ

    ProsCompany working towards a common goal, opportunity to wear a lot of different hats in my role, renewed focus on delivering on-time and on-schedule both internally and to our customers generating good buzz in the company. Great opportunity for those who want a bigger role in a smaller company, those who want more visibility in their accomplishments.

    ConsIndustry has taken a beating in the past few years, our technology is not being as respected / talked-about as it should be.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWe need to build a stronger marketing campaign around our technology and our company to get people talking about us again!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros- Peers are knowledgeable, hard working, friendly
    - Lots to do, so you're never bored and have plenty of opportunities to learn different things

    Cons- Company has gone through a few rough periods over the past few years, which has tempered morale.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    So so company w/ unstable management

    Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
    Fremont, CA

    ProsCommute is convenient w/o too much traffic

    ConsExecution is not smooth and people don't feel exciting

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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