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  1. "challenging and sometimes rewarding"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Product Management in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Product Management in Santa Clara, CA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Leadership in technology, quality of work, and some colleagues

    Cons

    senior leadership and lack of strategy

    Advice to Management

    Get the focus on strategy


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    "No direction for company future pay pass or NFC --make up your mind"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great location, new computers, great investment team

    Cons

    crazy and unbalanced management team --high turnover in HR


  3. "Pioneer in NFC but could not execute"

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

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

    Pros

    Lots of innovative ideas in the field of NFC and mobile commerce

    Cons

    Poor execution on all fronts

    Advice to Management

    Missing Management 101 lessons; focus on one thing and go win it!


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  5. "cool"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead QA Er in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Lead QA Er in Santa Clara, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    nice to work at vivotech

    Cons

    slow in deciding stuff so

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  6. "Great Company Sad to see it go"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    LOVED working here. Best management and stafe

    Cons

    Mis-managed by CEO - he drove it into the ground. He destroyed a great company and hurt a lot of people.


  7. "Going ... going ... GONE!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Vivotech full-time

    Pros

    Free bagels on Friday. Free lunch on Wednesday.

    Cons

    Constantly changing priorities. Constantly shifting marketing strategies. Constantly selling products at a loss.

    Advice to Management

    Too late.