AppNexus Reviews

Updated May 18, 2020

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4.1
81%
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AppNexus Founder and CEO Brian OKelley
Brian OKelley
188 Ratings
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  • "Need stronger middle management(in 16 reviews)

  • "Disorganized, too many reorgs, upper management lacking vision(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great place work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AppNexus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Newly acquired so lots of change !

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  2. "Period of Transition"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment, strong lateral opportunities

    Cons

    Period of uncertainty and transition in acquisition


  3. "Fast changing place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart coworkers and solid culture

    Cons

    Some leaders were miscast in roles

  4. "Nice culture & community with room of improvements"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - throughout years, culture & community developed nicely, especially NYC. Supporting Girls Who Code from the beginning. - industry leadership in programmatic advertising & marketplace - people are approachable & good amount of talented people

    Cons

    - growing pains - changes after acquisition, now Xandr

  5. "Interesting Ad forecasting technology"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Competetive solary and stock options

    Cons

    No attractive reason to stick with the company.

  6. "team's great, leadership of company not so great"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Legal 

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great people, smart, passionate, interesting

    Cons

    lack of clarity around where the product is going, lack of transparency

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  7. "Negative culture"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits and diversity.

    Cons

    Lacking executive leadership and support

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be awesome, no longer really exists...."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Solutions Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People and culture used to be amazing

    Cons

    Now it's AT&T so none of the pros apply anymore

  9. "Product Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great company culture - Interesting problems - Fast moving space

    Cons

    - Growing pains of a growing teenager - CEO/CoFounder

  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AppNexus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I have lots of good things to say about working at AppNexus: - Great culture - Lots of experienced engineers and smart people - Interesting engineering problems at a huge scale - Great pay and ok perks

    Cons

    - Ad tech isnt too exciting

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