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Updated May 3, 2021

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4.2
83%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
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AppNexus Founder and CEO Brian OKelley
Brian OKelley
190 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lots of experienced engineers and smart people(in 28 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and work/life balance(in 21 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Start up chaos sometimes with reorgs each 9-12 months(in 16 reviews)

  • "Need stronger middle management(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Culture

      May 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome people and culture at this place

      Cons

      Nothing that I can think of

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great company in the early days, prior to acquisition

      Jan 27, 2021 - Technical Consultant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fast moving, smart co-workers, interesting problems at massive scale, high levels of responsibility.

      Cons

      Poor decisions of services leadership led to mass attrition of some of the companies brightest minds. Constant reorganizations.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      AppNexus

      Jan 29, 2021 - Product Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great upward mobility; independence and empowerment in work

      Cons

      Major shift in company culture since acquisition

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      None

      Jan 27, 2021 - Software Engineer in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best employer to work for

      Cons

      None i can comment on

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great start-up community / poor management of assets

      Dec 22, 2020 - Solutions Consultant in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great group of smart people. Interesting work and promising future in the early days.

      Cons

      Constant reorgs, and poor decisions by leadership in those transition periods.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good!

      Feb 5, 2021 - Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun culture, interesting work, and decent benefits.

      Cons

      Noisy office and a big party culture

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Adtech Fun

      Jan 15, 2021 - Product Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      smart people, good perks, fun office

      Cons

      battle for resources, trying to do too much for too many

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Period of Transition

      May 18, 2020 - Operations 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great collaborative environment, strong lateral opportunities

      Cons

      Period of uncertainty and transition in acquisition

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Nice culture & community with room of improvements

      Feb 13, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      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

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fast changing place

      Mar 14, 2020 - Director in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart coworkers and solid culture

      Cons

      Some leaders were miscast in roles

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