Silicon Image
3.1 of 5 27 reviews
www.siliconimage.com Sunnyvale, CA 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Apr 21, 2014

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78% Approve of the CEO

Silicon Image CEO and Director Camillo Martino

Camillo Martino

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48% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Visible Impact

Manager (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Silicon Image full-time for more than 3 years

ProsIt is a great sized company where the impact of your work is visible; culture has taken a huge leap forward in the past year with a view to adding fun to the workday;

ConsToo many decisions require finance approval - companies do not succeed and grow by cutting expenses.

Advice to Senior ManagementCut mediocrity at the senior level. Cut the bureaucracy by half - we act like an old style company with too many signatures required to do anything.

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

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Decent company, middle management could be better

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Silicon Image full-time for more than 5 years

ProsDecent culture, reasonably well paying. HR seems to be improving these days.

ConsMid level management used to be better 5 years ago, and the management has been becoming more Asian over time, which changes the strategy to be short term, and work culture to be workaholic.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Losing Its Way

Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Silicon Image full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVery good cooperation among peer individual contributors.
Pay and benefits are good for this size company.

ConsThe medium-term and long-term mission is very confused: in product plans and technology roadmaps, the company has lost its way. Senior management does not convince the working people that there is a cohesive plan. Resources are used in non-profitable areas, without a plan to make them profitable,

Advice to Senior ManagementReturn to the company's roots, with great technology implementations, even if it's not in high-volume, commodity products. Stop betting on contradictory product plans. Reorganize senior management toward more decisive choices, and move the focus from "this quarter" to "the next 5 years".

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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system engineering

Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Silicon Image full-time for more than 8 years

Prosgood people to work with

Conssome equipment are short to use

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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overall sucks

Manager (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Silicon Image full-time for more than 5 years

Proscolleagues are great, paid not bad

Consupper management put the wrong people in charge, no long term vision, technology doesn't align with product

Advice to Senior Managementget some outsiders to change the middle management culture. Need some solid leadership and cut the politics

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

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Good

ASIC Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Silicon Image full-time for more than 5 years

ProsYou can learn a lot from professional engineers.

ConsCompany does not provide as much benefit as other big company.

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good technology, poor management, good people

Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Silicon Image full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood technology
flexible working time
nice and smart colleague.
easy parking,
convenient location, benefit is OK, pay is not bad, this company has niche products.

ConsManagers pay more attentions on playing political games than on products. don't respect engineers and their work. steal engineers' credits. the culture of this company is not healthy, some managers don't want follow not professional ethics.

Advice to Senior Managementthis company future relies on leading technology, respect engineers, really need changing company culture. get rid of some bad, arrogant managers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A fabless Semiconductor company, which after Mr. Martino started work, many positive change took place.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Silicon Image full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe direction, it has taken after Mr. Martino it has taken a positive direction. His management style is very good. As long as he is there, one can expect company will be doing good.

ConsEmployee training does not have high priority and employee herself/himself needs to do this on their own.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmployee's evaluation system improvement will increase employees' productivity.

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

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Repetitive design work

Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Silicon Image full-time for more than 5 years

ProsSome very good and interesting new consumer electronics development opportunities. Good growth opportunities in high-end TV. HDMI, MHL are big wins. New management responsive to some problems.

ConsThe work can get repetitive and boring. Once you get a circuit to work you are the "Expert" and keep doing redesigns to port it to a new technology. Little chance for new innovation. Need to break into smartphones to be very successful.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very employee friendly company

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Silicon Image full-time for more than a year

ProsNice salaries, employee friendly and good technology.

Consshrinking market share and no new products.

Advice to Senior Managementfocus on innovation.

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

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