I would like my SARs (Stock Appreciation Rights) payout soon.
The biggest reasons for leaving?
I was recently surprised when a colleague of mine left who always seemed very happy with his job and intended to stay here for a long time. The reason is neither the higher pay elsewhere, nor the atmosphere in general, but the feeling that he cannot... — read more
Deal Actually close?
Hearing nothing but crickets. Oh but we are voted a great place to work AGAIN. SMH.
Aptiv buys Wind River for $4.3B?!
Is this a good or bad purchase? How much WR's business is relevant to Aptiv? Also is anyone worried about cuts?
would you recommend working at WR as a new hire?
have an offer for professional services org that is a decent pay bump but from reviews around this and other parts of the web, it seems current state of WR leaves something to be desired. is it true that TPG is cutting costs at WR? is there... — read more
I’m waiting for severance because I still don't have any other option. Do you think the severance here is fair enough? I was surprised when colleagues from other companies told me that the severance pay was much better there, although I could never... — read more
I can't take this place much longer
I've been here almost 15 years and have seen so many changes in leadership that it is hard to remember what each one was trying to do. The current leadership doesn't seem to be about being a RTOS company or even a technology leading company. Not... — read more
Layoffs/Terminations In December
Laid off today
After a little over five years at wind river, I was unfortunately let go today. I was kind of expecting it as sales had been stagnant over the last year and with COVID-19 things got a little worse. I appreciate my time, but was a little disappointed... — read more
The final dance
Is MK still enjoying the finer things in Japan on TPG’s dime? I heard he was having a blast with the family. Oh yeah and on the side he was “helping” transition the new sales leader to become president.
Worst president of wind river
1st KK, pro’s sold the company to Intel at a good valuation. Con’s after the acquisition he checked out and the company floundered and never really recovered. 2nd BM, pro’s good intentions and hard working, con’s difficult circumstances under Intel... — read more
Looking forward to 2020
Despite having a tough year, we closed the year with a great Q4 and I believe profitable for the year. All the cost saving initiatives implemented by TPG appear to be paying off and the business has turned the corner. Looking for a great 2020 with... — read more
Wow Made Q4 Numbers???
Nice way to work your butts off.
Nothing will change
TPG is in the business of cutting costs on stable businesses, not figuring out how to revamp and revitalize. TPG has no expertise in IoT/embedded, they have expertise in finance, management, and accounting. So they'll keep the old WR management, keep... — read more
Layoff at the end of October
TPG Receives Bids for Wind River
https://www.pehub.com/buyouts/tpg-receives-bids-for-wind-river/ TPG has received bids for Wind River Systems, an internet-of-things software provider, people familiar with the process told Buyouts.
Glass door employee review May 2019
This one surprised me a bit. “k--l your career/fight tooth&nail to be promoted unless you’re an id--t, then you can become a manager" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook Disapproves of CEO I worked at Wind River... — read more
What software company could afford Wind?
Hearing from many sources that TPG is working hard on finding a buyer for Wind. The Green Hills and Cadence alliance puts a total value of $937M on Green Hills. TPG is looking at that and figuring Wind must be worth at least twice what Green Hills is... — read more
Is it true Wind River is seeing an exodus of seasoned employees?
I left Wind River years ago and I recently ran into a former co-worker who told me the company is experiencing a mass exodus of its seasoned, most experienced employees while leadership is doing absolutely nothing to stop it (which makes no sense.)... — read more
Hearing rumors of more layoffs coming soon. Any truth here?
Time for the higher-ups to go.....
"Winning at Work Life Balance; Losing at Job Growth" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook I worked at Wind River full-time (More than 3 years) Pros Work / Life Balance - the dog-friendly campus is... — read more
Worst is yet to come.
Things are not over. So hold on.
A new commodity presented by Telit and Wind River
Here you go! A compelling article about the new Edge-to-Cloud Solution for for industrial users that will be running on Telit’s IoT platform. IoT is an interesting segment that has tremendous growth capabilities and opportunities. It is right-minded... — read more
Anyone knows the exact day Hudson is closing?
July 2018 Layoffs - article
Article from crn.com on recent layoffs...only 64?
Wind River layoffs July 2018
125+ Are going to be let go. Way to make us use our vacation time so you wouldn't have to pay us for it. This and several other posts are talking about layoffs that are supposed to take place sometime this week. Anybody has any more info on it? What... — read more
Who else is glad to see Krzanich go?
He didn't have a clue what to do with WR and lots of people got laid off because of it. https://seekingalpha.com/article/4183500-intel-3-failures-brian-krzanich-part-1
Boat is filling up abandon ship
Looks like everyone should start updating their resumes. It's a commin..It has been a run though.
Wind River to be Acquired by TPG
Let's see what this year holds!
Company Review @ Glassdoor
Oct 23, 2017 "OK Company" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time (More than a year) Pros Everyone has a very flexible schedule you can pretty much do... — read more
Problems in every workplace?
Will anything ever change in all workplaces? In our workplace? http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/29/media/matt-lauer/index.html
Just overheard two senior managers discuss a Dec RIF. Has anybody else heard anything?
well building C is under demo building D is next sad days are coming.
Two recent glassdoor reviews
Mar 29, 2017 Former Employee - Anonymous Employee Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Global workplacee Everyone has an office door at least in alameda Great atmosphere when it was truly "wholly... — read more
Wind on life support!
You be the judge...
This should be fun.