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Pubmatic Reviews

Updated 1 December 2017
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Pros
  • GOOD LEADERSHIP, work life balance opportunity, supportive HR (in 14 reviews)

  • Great Work culture, supportive managers (At least in the team I work into) less restrictions (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • They follow hire and fire policy (in 19 reviews)

  • Continuous tight deadlines will make sure you have a difficult work/life balance (in 13 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "A confused company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working in a company at the center of important trends of digital advertising enables one to get exposed to hot topics of brand safety, targeting, audience, fraud, ....

    Cons

    Quite a lot of favoritism and no growth opportunity
    Use Indian employees as slaves. Indians are under paid and cannot work for another company due to the visa type. After 5 years of slavery, they have to go back to India.
    Under tremendous pressure due to the lack of unique publisher/advertiser relationship
    Confused leadership team
    Asks employees to write fake Glassdoor reviews
    "Great Place to Work" survey was sent only to favorite selected employees


  2. Helpful (1)

    "No culture - No growth - No long term perspective"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food
    Unlimited vacation
    Fast paced cool industry - Ad tech

    Cons

    Unable to attract and keep talent.
    Difficult time to monetize in 2017 due to competition and lack of unique offering
    Lack of leadership and vision


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Customer Success Operations Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Can't think of any really apart from that I used to have a really good boss who protected me from my regional team's annoying behavior

    Cons

    - Messed up people all around, glad I was not in market with them
    - Extremely high level of Politics
    - Favourism in the team. One team member is allowed to work from home location for months and yet gets paid in foreign currency
    - Not transparent at all

    Advice to Management

    Be transparent. Doing Let's be clear campaign and not being clear even internally won't help build a good name.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "QA ANALYS"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pubmatic full-time

    Pros

    GOOD LEADERSHIP, work life balance opportunity, supportive HR

    Cons

    HIRING AND firing policy, No transparency to middle and lower management

    Advice to Management

    Trust your subordinates.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Solid Place For Growth And Opportunity"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Success (Over One Year)
    Current Employee - Customer Success (Over One Year)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Innovative company in the very competitive Ad Tech space.

    - The company is profitable with a lot of opportunities available to those looking to learn a lot every day. Great career opportunities

    - A lot of smart people who are there to support and to offer insights.
    - Great work/life balance with free lunch twice a week
    - Good compensation

    - Located right in time square

    Cons

    - Located right in time square
    - Managment presence in NY is not as deep as on the West coast. However, this is being rectified.
    - No matching 401K


  7. "review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    everything they tried is quite systematic and kind of problems is being solved is good.Technically few architect is good and easy to approach.

    Cons

    few managers are dump they don't know how to handle intellectual ppl.

    Advice to Management

    remove dump managers or directors who are intellectually zero.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Consultant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you have no job and need money to survive you can earn money here.

    Cons

    1) Ready to become slave if you want to work with them
    2) Coworkers here are extremly arrogant they can abuse you anytime without any reason
    3)Seniors except one or two they will never guide you instead they will Make sure you will get fired.
    4)No challenging work
    5)Some managers are extremely arrogant
    6)If you are good at Chaplusi then only you can survive
    7)don't ever join this company , they will hire you and they will start finding reasons to fire you. Basically they ruin the employees careers.
    8)they will never allow you to work peacefully
    9) contract employees treated differently
     than the permanant one
    10)Dont Join this company

    Advice to Management

    Make hurry and Shift to United States because this is what you want


  9. "Great team and great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Success Manager in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Success Manager in New York, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Energizing place to work with great colleagues and great leadership.
    Free lunch, free snacks, good career ops
    Definitely the best place I have worked.
    Good career opportunities and training
    Great office location!

    Cons

    A lot of leadership is on the West Coast and NY has been very light on mature leaders (Just the CMO who is amazing!) however, it does seem this is now being addressed with a several new Senior hires in NY and more international visits.

    Advice to Management

    401K matching please and keep the focus on the cultural changes we have all noticed the improvements.


  10. "Great Place to Work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pubmatic full-time

    Pros

    PubMatic has just received a Great Place to Work certification based on feedback from the U.S. team members.

    Cons

    There really aren't any cons...


  11. Helpful (4)

    "Amazing company with a positive future"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pubmatic full-time

    Pros

    Good people
    Management that listen
    Diverse employees that work well together and support each other (in NY)

    Cons

    Long hours as some teams are short
    People work in fear of HR

    Advice to Management

    Fix the NY HR issue and people will stop leaving. Everything else you are doing is amazing


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