Rocket Fuel Reviews

Updated Jan 30, 2020

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  1. "Great company and culture"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive 

    I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time

    Pros

    Great company and culture

    Cons

    Managers were spread too thin.

  2. "Great company but....."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, Client focused, Awesome CEO

    Cons

    Cash flow negative, acquired, bankrupt

  3. "Was great while it lasted"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Full Stack Engineer 

    I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time

    Pros

    Great people and culture. Unfortunately the long-term vision was not realistic.

    Cons

    Company leadership did a poor job of executing on pivot.

  4. "Good co-workers"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director, Construction Management 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time

    Pros

    fun working environment, and good projects

    Cons

    long hours, unorganized AP dept

  5. "place to work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager 

    I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture and smart people

    Cons

    Too bad it could not be saved

  6. "Great product suite"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Rocket Fuel full-time

    Pros

    Great product and last round of management team before acquisition.

    Cons

    Ran out of options and was acquired

  7. "Great!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, work life balance, career growth

    Cons

    none that I know of

  8. "Consultant"

    3.0
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    Senior Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rocket Fuel for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart people and challenging assignments working in a fast paced atmosphere

    Cons

    Management aloof and company lacks a solid future

  9. "Rocket Fuel"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Rocket Fuel

    Pros

    Friendly people Free lunches Beautiful work space

    Cons

    Lack of a clear vision

  10. Helpful (4)

    "Rocket Fuel was everyone's best-time-of-their-lives"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rocket Fuel was a family.... It really was, and we were all rich for 5 minutes, lol. Thank you to all of the people there that made it possible.

    Cons

    Apparently ad-tech was a dog-shit product because consumers were completely unable to differentiate hype from science - also, some of our competitors had a better program with publishers, which is a game with apparently chose not to play. (dumb).

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