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Zuora Overview

San Mateo, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public (ZUO )
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Zuora is a cloud-based software platform that enables any company in any industry to successfully launch, manage, and transform into a subscription business.

The “Subscription Economy®,” refers to the worldwide economic shift over ... Read more

Mission: Our mission at Zuora is to enable all our customers to be successful in the Subscription Economy. It drives everything we do – our technology, our community, our knowledge, and our people.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#42), 2015 (#26), 2014 (#28)

Top CEOs: 2014 (#14)

Company Updates

  • Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, ZEOs across the globe wore purple to show support for gender equality. Zuora donated $5 for every ZEO in purple to Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, a global organization that helps women enter the tech sector.

  • We're honored to be named a Great Place to Work US Fortune Magazine Best Workplaces in the Bay Area. Thanks to our ZEOs who make shift happen every day! Read more about what makes Zuora such a great place to work:

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Zuora – Why Work For Us?

While systems play an important role in growth and transformation, we believe that culture is far more important, and harder to build. To meet the needs of dynamic subscription businesses, we have built a dynamic company with innovation stamped into its DNA.

At one of our first off-sites, we asked our employees: What do you want our culture to be? The question triggered an avalanche of stories, but the common thread was a sense of being in control of one’s destiny. It gave rise to the concept of the “ZEO.”

At Zuora, we believe that every employee is the CEO of his or her Zuora career, i.e., a ZEO. This has fostered a culture centered around entrepreneurship, innovation, ownership, and responsibility. Zuora isn’t run by its CEO or executive team; it’s run by more than 900 passionate and innovative ZEOs, including our CEO. The result is a company of empowered and invested employees who bring out the best in one other. And the rewards lie in our more than 900 customers and a consistently growing business across the world. 

ZEO Culture isn’t an empty branding effort. We take it very seriously. We encourage our employees to be curious, creative, and stay focused on our shared mission of enabling our customers to be successful. We are building a company for the long-term—a place where people celebrate success but also know that they need to continue to innovate, lead, and evolve with the Subscription Economy.

Today, Zuora is powering subscription businesses in practically every industry—software, hardware, media, transportation, construction, healthcare, education, retail, IoT, and many others. We work with movie theaters in France, eyewear retailers in Sweden, maritime information services in the United Kingdom, and tractor companies in the United States. Our clients operate planes, trains, and automobiles. And we continue to welcome new entrants to the Subscription Economy every day.

We began operations in 2007 with a vision of providing the cloud-based software necessary to bring about, and enable companies to succeed in, the Subscription Economy. Since our inception, we have continued to innovate and achieved many milestones. And it’s only the beginning! 

Beyond our San Mateo headquarters, we have in San Francisco, San Jose, Atlanta, Boston and New York! We also have opportunities in other countries, including:

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    Zuora leadership has created a culture for our workplace that allows every employee to be the CEO of their own career. There is no limit to the freedom we have as "ZEOs" to try new techniques, share our ideas and drive our job where we want it to go. I've never felt so empowered in a job!


    Zuora's fast paced culture isn't for everyone! But if it is, you want to work here.

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Zuora photo of: New desk accessories and a reusable mug to minimize our impact on the environment.
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Zuora Interviews



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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Zuora (San Francisco, CA) in April 2014.


    Strong focus on selling ERP and consultive selling. You need to show how you beat out the competition and what you did to position the company and yourself as key to winning the deals. Do not be on order taker of you will not make it at Zuora.

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    • Describe the sales process of the largest deal you won. How was it different than other. What did you do to position you and your company against the competition? What would you have done differently? Describe a deal you lost and why.   Answer Question
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Zuora Awards & Accolades

  • CODIE Product of the Year, SIIA - Codie Awards, 2017
  • Forbes Magazine Cloud 100, Forbes, 2017
  • Highest Rated Cloud Company to Work For, Battery Ventures and Glassdoor, 2018
  • Best Places to Work, SF Business Times, 2018
  • Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2018
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