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Mavens Overview

Chicago, IL
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
IT Services
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Founded by former Salesforce employees, our mission is to combine best-in-class cloud technology and strategic partnerships to build software solutions that connect people to cures and elevate the global healthcare industry.

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Mission: Mavens’ mission is to connect people with cures.

Our consultants are technology experts with a long history of crafting innovative cloud-based solutions. We've helped some of the world’s biggest life science companies ... Read more

Company Updates


    Here's how to get more insights, more easily, from Veeva MyInsights | Mavens Blog

    MyInsights from Veeva is a powerful tool for understanding how your sales reps are interacting with HCPs. Unfortunately, transforming that data into robust, interactive reports too often requires expensive and time-consuming third-party designed and developed solutions. Even finding the right outside consultant can be a huge task in itself.

  • We have been named a Great Places to Work/Fortune Magazine 50 Best Small Workplaces for 2017 - Ranked #18! A big thank you to all of our employees for this special recognition!

    Best Small Workplaces 2017

    How Do We Select The Winners Over 74,000 US employees provided input to this year's Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Great Place to Work® analyzed each company's performance on over 50 survey questions anonymously rated by their staff.

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Mavens – Why Work For Us?

Our extraordinary consultants make Mavens a great place to work. Every member of the team is an expert in the industry and is certified in the specific technologies our customers use. We work with empathy and craftsmanship, defined by core values that guide our decision making and daily choices. In the same way we seek excellence in the work that we do, we strive to be the best place to work.

Founded in 2007 by former Salesforce employees, our mission is to combine best-in-class cloud technology and strategic partnerships to build software solutions that connect people to cures and elevate the global healthcare industry.

Fortune names Mavens the #12 Best Small Workplace in the country


We are dedicated to building a company that we can all be proud of. We come from all over the world and bring with us the passion and skill to solve incredibly difficult problems and a shared commitment to fostering a culture of openness, diversity, respect, and excellence.

Interview Process

Hiring is one of the most difficult things we do at Mavens. We realize how time-consuming and stressful interviewing can be, so our process is designed to give you the best opportunity to share your experience and skills with our team. Here is an overview of how our process works:

1 Introductory Call

Regardless of the position you may be interviewing for, our process starts with an introductory conversation with one of our Office Leads. This conversation typically lasts around 45 minutes and gives us the opportunity to learn about your background, experience, and interest in Mavens. During this conversation our Office Leads will explain the position in detail and answer any questions you may have about life at Mavens, the interview process, or the position itself. We will also assign you a Maven who will be your point of contact for your interview exercise.

2 Mock Application

Once you have formally entered our interview process, we will distribute a set of business requirements and ask you to build a functioning application using a developer Salesforce environment. The intent of this exercise is to gauge your ability to critically think about the needs of a customer and translate those needs into a technology solution.

3 Presentation

Once you have completed the application, you will be asked to present your solution to a team of Mavens. This presentation is typically about 35-40 minutes in length and should be treated like a customer design review. Technical candidates should be prepared to present and explain any source code they have written. All candidates should be prepared to explain their application design decisions, from the data model to sharing and security.

4 Final Interviews

Candidates who pass the exercise and presentation stages will be invited to meet our team either in our headquarters in Chicago (US candidates) or London (EU candidates). These interviews are typically a mix of technical and cultural. You are encouraged to learn as much as you can about our organizational structure, the types of projects we work on, and what life is like at Mavens.

Mavens Reviews

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  • "Best Place to Work, Confirmed!"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrator in Carleton, MI
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    I have been working at Mavens full-time (More than 5 years)


    Mavens is THE BEST workplace represented in my HR Training class.
    By the end, everyone was asking our name and if we were hiring. ;-)
    Unlimited PTO is unheard of in the real world. Changing to Flexible is still better than the majority.
    Only one other CEO is as hands on as you (out of 9 others represented).
    We have it so good!


    None that I can see

    Advice to Management

    Thank you, PK. I appreciate you and our culture more now than when I went into class on Tuesday.

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Mavens Interviews



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    Training Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Mavens (Chicago, IL) in October 2012.


    Before the regular interview process began, I was asked to configure a Salesforce instance according to a set of requirements and build out a Captivate training module on those pieces. I then was asked to present on what I did to several members of the team via GoToMeeting. I also had many telephone conversations with team members. Finally, I was flown to Chicago to meet the team where my time was spent on traditional interview

    Interview Questions

    • The whiteboard exercise was definitely most difficult question. It was a roleplay session in which I collected requirements from a mock client to see how I dealt with the situation.   1 Answer
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Mavens Awards & Accolades

  • 50 Best Small & Medium-Sized Workplaces, Fortune Magazine, 2016
  • Consulting Magazine’s 2016 Fastest Growing Firms List, Consulting Magazine, 2016
  • Marketing Partner Innovation Award, Salesforce, 2014
  • Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, Best and Brightest, 2015
  • 2015 Best and the Brightest Companies to Work for - National, Best & Brightest, 2015
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