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Best Places to Work 2012

AppNexus Is No. 23 on Ad Age's Best Places to Work List

Workers Note 'Ability to Contribute, Learn, and Grow' as Key Benefit

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"Engaging" and "loads of fun" is how many employees described this ad-technology platform. The company, which handles 250,000 transactions per second, holds Hackathons, Tech Talks and weekly Razzle Dazzles to discuss new systems.

The family-style lunch is a staple, as are various gamers' groups. To accommodate a workforce that 's doubled in the past year, 66,000 square feet is being added to the New York office.

Workers noted the "ability to contribute, learn, and grow" as a key benefit. "Employees are encouraged to step out of the box and break the rules in every position."

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story identified Appnexus as an "independent ad exchange." Ad Age regrets the error.

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