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Accelrys President, CEO, and Director Scipio M. (Max) Carnecchia
Scipio M. (Max) Carnecchia
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    Accelrys Employee

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Accelrys full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Location
    Products
    People-Intelligent scientists and software engineers

    Cons

    Some products are highly complex.
    They are in dire need of top marketing/sales folks to position their products.
    Some of the folks in the management team are completely clueless, and the management keeps changing. The executive recruiting folks hiring the management team are perhaps inexperienced themselves!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on a company that can acquire Accelrys.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not A Stable Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Accelrys

    Pros

    The benefits are good and the employees are nice to work with. Casual dress; Flexibility for personal time off. time

    Cons

    Company keeps changing direction and high turnover of Management. Management does not have enough support staff to effectively do their job. High stress level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find your strategic goal and stick to it instead of changing it every two years. Hire competent CEO who can competently lead company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    CEO is clueless

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Accelrys

    Pros

    Location and some of the people

    Cons

    Clueless senior management and often changing business directions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Frequent layoffs to show profit is not a solution

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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