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Stoke Inc Reviews

Updated April 26, 2017
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Stoke Inc President & CEO Vikash Varma
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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Administrative in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Administrative in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stoke Inc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great team and culture

    Cons

    None. Keep up the great work.


  2. "Positioning a company to be sold"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stoke Inc full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team, positive, upbeat , energetic, supportive

    Cons

    CEO was merely using people and objectives to groom the company to be sold

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees in future endeavors

  3. "FP&A Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Financial Planning & Analysis Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Planning & Analysis Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stoke Inc full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    variety of work - small company

    Cons

    some managers were not forward thinking

    Advice to Management

    co. was purchased by Mavenir (in TX)


  4. "Principal Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Cupertino, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Cupertino, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stoke Inc (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible hours and have a great team of engineers.

    Cons

    The company has been trimmed down after acquisition by Mavenir, Inc.


  5. "Stoke"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Vendor in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Vendor in Santa Clara, CA

    Pros

    Respects and values it's vendors.

    Cons

    My experience was all good.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Stoke"

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    Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stoke Inc full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Was a good company with good technology

    Cons

    Overall the final outcome wasn't that good


  7. "So Sad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Stoke Inc full-time

    Pros

    Great company in the beginning with leading edge hardware and software. Lots of smart people came through the doors with lots of effort to make the company work.

    Cons

    Poor Management, Company was doing great in 2011, then the wheels came off and Management could not recover.

  8. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stoke Inc part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people, cooperative and friendly work environment. Free lunch everyday

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say about this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "A good beginning that ended poorly"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Consultant in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stoke Inc part-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice coworkers, work life balance

    Cons

    Company values, lack of promoting personal growth, some horrible senior management, nepotism

    Advice to Management

    Board needs to seriously look into who they are hiring to lead people because the ones in place are dictators not leaders


  10. "Declining company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Stoke Inc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very strong and competent engineering team. Good teaming environment in Engineering. Innovative and cutting edge technology. Challenging engineering work.

    Cons

    Horrible executive leadership - running company into the ground. No clear direction from the leadership and they seem out of touch with the market.

    Advice to Management

    Clean house at the top - get a strong leader to take charge.


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