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Kenandy Overview

Website www.kenandy.com
Headquarters Redwood City, CA
Size 51 to 200 Employees
Founded 2010
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Kenandy is the enterprise backbone for large, global enterprises that design, manufacture and distribute products Kenandy cloud ERP automates core business processes including order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, planning and production, global financials and more. Kenandy is ... More

Mission: With Kenandy cloud ERP, enterprises keep pace with rapid business change at a fraction of the time and cost of on-premise software.

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Kenandy – Why Work For Us?

What makes Kenandy unique:

Founder Sandy Kurtzig, "The Mother of Silicon Valley", the first woman to take a technology company public (ASK Computer Systems) has done it before and looking to do it again.

Funding: $44M from Salesforce, Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Board of Directors: Includes Ray Lane, former President of Oracle and Chris Schaepe, ranked #6 on Forbes' Hall of Fame list of technology investors. 

Growth: We tripled in size since the beginning of 2013. 

Perks: Fully stocked kitchens, shuffleboard competitions, Lake Tahoe company outing, bowling, bocce, great benefits, and more. Just look at www.kenandy.com/joinus

Product: Come join the company John Wookey, Salesforce.com's EVP called as having "the only complete integrated ERP solution built on a single platform in the world."

Kenandy Empowers Real People to work the way they want to work!


undefinedIn today’s global business environment, staying competitive means moving fast and being flexible. Being able to quickly bring on new acquisitions, or easily integrate with other enterprise applications. Companies with legacy ERP systems can’t keep up with today’s business demands. These systems are costly to maintain and can’t scale fast enough to capture new opportunities.

That’s why Sandra Kurtzig founded Kenandy in 2010—to once again transform the world of enterprise management software. She did this the first time in 1972, when she founded ASK Computer Systems and created the groundbreaking MANMAN product family. During her 20-year tenure as founder, chairman and CEO of the ASK Group, Kurtzig grew the company into one of the ten largest software companies in the world. Now, as Chairman and CEO of Kenandy, she’s helping to drive the adoption of enterprise management on the cloud.

The venture started as the result of a conversation between Kurtzig and Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of salesforce.com, about building an enterprise management solution on the Salesforce Platform. He believed there was tremendous opportunity for an ERP system built natively on the cloud. Kurtzig agreed. The Salesforce Platform is proven, scalable and secure, serving more than 100,000 organizations, 220,000 applications, 3 million users, and 1 billion transactions per day. What’s more, the platform provides Kenandy with the infrastructure that businesses need today, including a mobile, global, social framework. Benefits like quick time-to-value. Real-time, continuous visibility into a single source of data. Flexibility to keep pace with business change.

Since salesforce.com takes care of the platform, Kenandy can focus on what we know best: building global enterprise management solutions. A perfect partnership! The Kenandy team includes experts in development, support, sales, and marketing, with a deep understanding of the needs of the global enterprise. Kenandy is not just ERP on the cloud. Kenandy is ERP redesigned, powered by what is now possible on the cloud. It’s ERP that delivers more value. It’s ERP for the way global enterprises operate today—distributed, collaborative and agile. Kenandy is cloud ERP…Now!

Why Work Here?

undefinedWe Make Game-Changing Software

We’re having a big impact on the way our clients run their businesses. Our software inspires them to rethink their operations. Acquire and start new companies. Enter new markets.

We’re driven by our confidence in Kenandy…It really is transformative software.
— Charlie Merrow, CEO of the Merrow Sewing Machine Company

We Use the Latest Technology

Kenandy ERP is built on the Salesforce1 Platform—the latest in cloud technology. It’s mobile, social and global, so it works the way our clients want it to work. What’s more, we’re pushing the envelope, with the only ERP platform for large enterprises built natively on the cloud.

You have the only complete integrated ERP solution built on a single platform in the world.
— John Wookey, EVP at salesforce.com

undefinedWe Work with Cool Customers

We work with cool customers who make real products. Pet foods. Sewing machines. Tires. Electronics. Many of them are changing their businesses and operations, and Kenandy is facilitating the change. We’re passionate about success: our clients’ success and, in turn, Kenandy’s.

Kenandy has revolutionized our product hold and product release process.
— Steve Lunetta, QA Director at Natural Balance Pet Foods, a division of Del Monte Foods

We Applaud Our Employees

We hire the best, and then we develop them, reward them, and help them reach their potential on the Kenandy Cloud. You can read an interview of one of our many stars on the Kenandy blog. We offer competitive salaries; equity; 401K; full medical, dental and vision insurance; a fully-stocked kitchen; great games and events.

We look for stars, and they help us become the great company that we are.
— Sandra Kurtzig, CEO and Chairman of Kenandy

We Have Fun!

From beer busts to speedcar racing to scavenger hunts in San Francisco, we know how to have a great time! The counterpart to working hard is playing hard—and we know how to do both very well.

I love our events. I get to spend time with sales, developers, the people on the front line. It’s great to experience the team spirit across departments.
— Stewart Florsheim, VP Marketing Communications

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    A healthy, productive place to work!

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    The people who work here are absolutely the best! I was a bit apprehensive about making the move to California, but Frank helped to make the transition seamless. The team takes great pride and ownership in a fantastic product. We have a large codebase and work quickly to ship features for our growing list of customers. The developers are sharp, easy-going, and lack any ego. The company follows solid coding and review practices. The product managers do a great job supporting developers with requirements. It's amazing how we stay organized as we move so quickly. The kitchens stay well-stocked with coffee and fresh fruits. They have shuffleboard, Xbox, and a nice area to go for walks.


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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Kenandy (Remote, OR) in September 2015.


    I had an initial phone screen interview for 20 minutes. Then, I had a second Google Hangout interview for 30 minutes. I was also given 2 hours to complete programming assignment.

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  • OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies, AlwaysOn, 2013

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