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Zoran President, CEO, and Director Levy Gerzberg
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  1. "Fun while it lasted!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Approachable CEO
    Energetic environment
    Lots of smart, hardworking people

    Cons

    Disfunctional exec team
    Too driven by short term numbers


  2. "Was acquired then shut down"

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    Former Employee - Senior Validation Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Validation Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zoran full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great colleages, learned a lot

    Cons

    getting laid off when we were acquired.

  3. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people that I really enjoyed working with. Everyone was kind and considerate to one another.

    Cons

    Limited software vision. As a hardware company, more emphasis should be placed upon the software and the tool used. This makes a huge impact upon on the experience.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more software visionaries.


  4. "Sr. Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great co-workers, a lot of work means many opportunities to learn. Good for new graduate to gather a lot of experience in a short amount of time

    Cons

    the product is out dated with slim gross margin. used to have good product line, but fail to innovate to catch the mobile wave.

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Human Resources"

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    Current Employee - HUman Resources Management in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - HUman Resources Management in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zoran full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The environment is great and the people are great

    Cons

    Do not expect to make it big!


  6. "Confusing"

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Plano, TX

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

    Pros

    It was easy because there wasn't much to do

    Cons

    They had just bought out a company but within a year had been bought by another company. No one knew what was going on.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate!


  7. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    brilliant people, interesting environment, friendly, hard working

    Cons

    lack of good strategic direction

    Advice to Management

    too late to help now

  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free drinks everyday. Free donuts week, Free birthday cake every month.
    Easy to commute, many smart and hardworking people.
    Flexible hours. Some come to work at 6am and some work until 10pm.

    Cons

    Zoran was not in the right decision in the past few years. It is now part of CSR.
    It is a little stressful near product release.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the right area and make the company profitable.
    After acquisition by CSR, DTV and some lost-making business were cut.
    This is painful but necessary.


  9. "Mentally stimulating"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Get to work on different cutting edge technologies.

    Cons

    Always busy with hardly any down time.


  10. "Its ok to work there as engineer, but management is very biased."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good team members along with good compensation.

    Cons

    Upper management is very biased towards Isreal site. No consideration for good work, but only beating for bad work. Marketing has no vision of product cycle and unrealistic schedule.

    Advice to Management

    Give some clear visibility to engineers and be less biased.


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