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Intuitive Surgical CEO Gary S. Guthart
Gary S. Guthart
243 Ratings
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  • "work life balance especially at national meetings is concerning(in 29 reviews)

  • "Fast paced work environment can get overwhelming if not organized(in 20 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

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    Amazing work place with inspiring people, innovative technology, and solid future

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture is great, everyone is empowered to be themselves. The technology and the sheer number of different projects going on at the same time are astounding, definitely not a company that's resting on its laurels even as the market leader in robotic surgery. This is by far the hardest I've ever worked in my life, and I love it. All of my colleagues are super sharp and dedicated. You can tell they put a lot of effort into...

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    Cons

    Cost of living. But it's an issue anywhere in CA really. Growing so fast that some processes are still being developed to keep up.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being transparent. And as growth continues to happen, try and find ways to keep employees connected as a team.

  2. Software Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company to work with.

    Cons

    Recruitment process is not so great

  3. Fabulous company

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great technology and Sr. Leadership.

    Cons

    So much talent, there's a hesitancy to leverage external resources.

  4. Innovative company with a great culture full of great people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    The products are incredible and the people are some of the best in the industry.

    Cons

    None that I can think of at this time

  5. Amazing products + Smart colleagues = great work

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    Current Employee - Group Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Market leading products High caliber employees who are engaged Innovation Access to management Lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Some understandable problems with fast growth

  6. won't leave this company

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time

    Pros

    I love the culture and people

    Cons

    nothing at all this company rocks

  7. Helpful (1)

    Best place to work in any role

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This is the first company I have worked for that understands your strengths and uses them, while working on your weaknesses at the same time. The managers are extremely engaged with your welfare and success, and there is no unhealthy competition between colleagues. They give you plenty of resources to allow you to be your best, and encourage you to improve on all fronts. Work is challenging but you are not left to fend...

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    Cons

    None so far. Everything they do is for the benefit of the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do - you have recognized that the success of each employee, from the lowest position to the highest, is what makes the company succeed.

  8. Helpful (2)

    Best Kept Secret in The Valley!

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    Current Employee - Senior Director, Talent Management in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing culture. Smart and strong leaders yet extremely humble. Market leader with the right thinking and innovations to keep it there well in to the future! People are down to earth yet committed and get after it. Great benefits. It was a great call join!

    Cons

    None that I have seen thus far. Executing with a scale mindset and managing the growth will be critical moving forward.

    Advice to Management

    Build for scale. Ensure the foundation (culture, innovation and tools/processes)remains rock solid through what will be significant growth. It would be a pity to not maintain the core goodness of what the company is today.

  9. Review

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    My experience was unreal. I loved working here.

    Cons

    None at all. This is a great place

  10. Helpful (1)

    Amazing Leadership and Products but Workplace Amenities Need Attention

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    - Fantastic CEO and executive leadership. - Tons of opportunity for growth - Very smart people who are committed to the goal of improving patient outcomes.

    Cons

    Culture is to be in the office at least 8am-5pm. Some groups have flexibility to work from home or remote at times but it feels like your abandoning your trying to get away with something. No gym and very limited food options and wellness opportunities. Highlights the growth challenges and where the company wants to invest. Hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle when commuting by train and no gym close by when you didn't...

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