Mission: Whitepages will deliver services committed to authenticity, transparency, and personal control of identities because we believe data should be used for good.
Best Places to Work: 2018 (#25)
THROWBACK THURSDAY to Money 20/20 in Amsterdam last week. Whitepages Pro members Doug and Li-Shuan promote how our identity verification data helps payments companies quickly validate identities and authenticate payments! Plan ahead and join us for Money 20/20 in Las Vegas this October: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ806
EMPLOYEE CLUB HIGHLIGHT! Our Whitepages Book Club met yesterday to chat about their latest pick! The members take a poll on which book to choose. Next pick is THRILLER! Any Suggestions? Join our well-read team: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ8et
We ingest billions of records every month from a variety of public sources.
And organize that data by linking individual records to create an intricate contact graph of names, phone numbers and addresses.
This graph gives our users access to the most accurate & robust dataset of contact information in North America.
Rob leads strategy, planning, and execution for Whitepages. “I am excited to lead Whitepages through its next phase of growth and am very optimistic about what lies ahead for us.” Most recently, Rob was the General Manager of our B2B solution, Whitepages Pro.
Jason oversees the financial, HR, legal, and administrative functions of the company. “With the depth of our underlying data, the immense amount of traffic we see across our products, and a rock solid and growing team, I truly believe we have unique opportunity to transform how the world thinks about trusted interactions online.”
CPO & General Counsel
Kelly serves as General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, managing legal affairs and keeping abreast of data security and privacy trends. “The people at Whitepages are what makes it great. We all strive to do great work, regardless of role, and recognize each other’s unique talents and insights.”
Whitney Bouck currently serves as the GM of Enterpise and Head of Marketing at Box and is an advisor to startups such has Bee Partners, Casacdia and Glavanize. She previously served as CMO at EMC. Whitney is an enterprise software executive with 25 years of experience in leadership, strategy, sales, marketing and general management.
Executive Chairman & Founder
Alex founded Whitepages in 1997 and now serves as Executive Chairman of the Board. He began his career in investment banking with the Goldman Sachs High Technology Group and was selected as Software Entrepreneur of the Year, PNW by Ernst & Young. Alex now serves as the CEO of Hiya.
Amazing Products are nothing without the people behind them. We’re risk takers, innovators, and people who revel in the challenge of building our own success. We come from over 30 countries and are all focused on helping our clients build trusted connections in today's digital economy.
If you believe in collaboration, working hard, and having fun, you sound like a Whitepager.
Think fast, act fast
Even though Whitepages has been profitable for over two decades, we've never lost our startup spirit. We focus on shared goals, rather than individual aspirations, and as a result we make every effort to collaborate across teams, operate with complete transparency and never let red tape get in the way of agile development & speedy product iteration.
Small team, global impact
We reach over 55 million monthly users and manage billions of data points with approximately 130 employees, which means we each have a direct impact on the health of our business and the end user. Our small size also means we're each expected to think two steps ahead at all times, stay on the bleeding edge of technology and make recommendations that drive product decisions.
The best people, period
Our teammates hail from the best schools and companies in the world, and we're not shy about investing in the continued growth of our employees with a learning and development stipend.
Work with the Best People
Biweekly Lunch & Happy Hour
Matched Charitable Contributions
I have been working at Whitepages full-time (More than a year)
-Plenty of career development and learning opportunities; the company reimburses classes you may want to take
-Senior leadership that truly values each employee and will be on the front lines with you
-Strong culture with free Friday lunches and happy hours; there's free beer and lots of free swag like T-shirts and hats
-Everyone here works hard, is motivated, and great team players
-The work you do really makes an impact on the company; everyone here touches and influences revenue
-Unlimited PTO and flexibility in working from home
-No 401k match, but other benefits (i.e. healthcare) are there
-Sometimes there are many competing priorities that are difficult to balance, creating long hours
Advice to Management
-Continue to invest in your employees, and good things will continue to happen
I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Whitepages (Seattle, WA) in September 2016.
Step 1: Coding Assignment
Step 2: First Interview -- this was a phone call, and not too difficult -- it's to see how well you logically solve through a problem.
Step 3: Second Interview -- this was another phone call, and a much harder data structures question. I am not sure how I answered, but it was definitely dynamic programming. Practice with Leetcode or Cracking the Coding Interview.
Step 4: On-site Interview -- they fly you out to Seattle, unless you live there. Several interviews are conducted to see if you fit in the role you are specifically applying for.
Overall, they are very transparent throughout the process and flexible around your time schedule.