AppNexus Reviews

Updated 5 Jan 2021

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82%
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AppNexus Founder and CEO Brian OKelley
Brian OKelley
191 Ratings
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Cons
  • "Start up chaos sometimes with reorgs each 9-12 months(in 16 reviews)

  • "Need stronger middle management(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic focus on training and developing employees' understanding of the industry, business and their clients"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Solution Consulting Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Training, mentoring, cross teams collaborations

    Cons

    Company focused on product and technology for the sake of it, sometimes missing what most clients really like, creating a gap between what the company is building versus what clients want to buy.

  2. "Great start-up community / poor management of assets"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great group of smart people. Interesting work and promising future in the early days.

    Cons

    Constant reorgs, and poor decisions by leadership in those transition periods.

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  3. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It was great company to grow in

    Cons

    Start up chaos sometimes with reorgs each 9-12 months

  4. "Period of Transition"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment, strong lateral opportunities

    Cons

    Period of uncertainty and transition in acquisition

  5. "Fast changing place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart coworkers and solid culture

    Cons

    Some leaders were miscast in roles

  6. "Nice culture & community with room of improvements"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - throughout years, culture & community developed nicely, especially NYC. Supporting Girls Who Code from the beginning. - industry leadership in programmatic advertising & marketplace - people are approachable & good amount of talented people

    Cons

    - growing pains - changes after acquisition, now Xandr

  7. "Interesting Ad forecasting technology"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Competetive solary and stock options

    Cons

    No attractive reason to stick with the company.

  8. "team's great, leadership of company not so great"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Legal 

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great people, smart, passionate, interesting

    Cons

    lack of clarity around where the product is going, lack of transparency

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  9. "Negative culture"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AppNexus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits and diversity.

    Cons

    Lacking executive leadership and support

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be awesome, no longer really exists...."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Solutions Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People and culture used to be amazing

    Cons

    Now it's AT&T so none of the pros apply anymore

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