Appcelerator - Great company, great opportunity, great products, great vision...I'm in! | Glassdoor
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"Great company, great opportunity, great products, great vision...I'm in!"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Appcelerator full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Huge market opportunity (mobility)
Huge developer community (450,000)
Great vision
Great products/technology
Large enterprise install base
Very focused on achieving corporate goals
Very open and transparent organization
Great side benefits (snacks/food, vacation time/PTO)

Cons

Company is going through a lot of change, not for the feint of heart.

Advice to Management

Over the last 6 months, the company has gone through a lot of change - keep the communication open and transparent so everyone stays aligned.

Other Employee Reviews for Appcelerator

  1. "The Next Multi-Billion Dollar Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Appcelerator full-time

    Pros

    -huge market opportunity that Appcelerator is uniquely positioned to win
    -great place for top talent
    -lots of opportunity to make an impact on the business
    -fun & smart co-workers
    -great product & vision in the hot mobile space
    -top-tier enterprise customers
    -vibrant, growing community of mobile developers

    Cons

    Appcelerator is a startup and therefore is very intense. It is not for everyone, but it is a great opportunity and place to work for those who like a hard-working startup culture

    Advice to Management

    Celebrate wins more often as a company.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Political sales driven organization with crappy leadership but great product"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Appcelerator full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Mobile space
    Smart engineers
    Awesome kitchen
    Centrally located
    Recent change in Sales leadership
    Exposure to different things because it's a start up

    Cons

    People get fired left and right, at least once a month
    Pay doesn't seem comparable to other companies in the valley
    No work life balance
    No acknowledgement
    CEO doesn't value his employees
    Lack of experience from the CEO
    Sales doesn't meet their goals

    Advice to Management

    Stop firing good people fire those that don't deliver (ie most of sales). Do more to retain top talent. Board needs to start from the top and bring in better leadership. Communication needs to be improved.


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