At Maven Wave Partners, 95 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 68 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.75. It was published on Feb 15, 2018. 6113 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management is competent at running the business.
Management has a clear view of where the organization is going and how to get there.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
Management recognizes honest mistakes as part of doing business.
People care about each other here.

What They Do

We asked Maven Wave Partners to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Maven Wave helps leading companies make the shift to digital and shorten the fuse to innovation. We provide digital solutions for clients that are agile, mobile, rooted in analytics, and built in the cloud.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois, 60606 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 79 Employees Worldwide: 150
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2008

Maven Wave Partners has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Chicago 2018 (ranked 21)

Best Small & Medium Workplaces 2018 (ranked 39)

Maven Wave at Google NEXT in San Francisco.

Perks and Programs

We asked Maven Wave Partners to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Partnership with Mercy Home: Maven Wave has a long-standing partnership with local charity, Mercy Home. We have multiple volunteer events throughout the year that support Mercy Home's mission to provide a loving home for families and children in need, including gift drives, various fundraising events, and an annual gala.
  • Quarterly Social Events: Maven Wave employees enjoy quarterly social events following the company all-hands meetings, which gives employees a chance to connect outside of the workspace, and to strengthen relationships across client teams.
  • Corporate Gym Membership: Maven Wave provides a discounted corporate gym membership through our partnership with Fitness Formula Clubs. There are two locations within a half mile of the office and 10 locations around the Chicagoland area, making it easy for our employees to stay healthy!
  • Mavens in the Kitchen: We have an endless supply of snacks, sodas, beer, wine, and a nice kitchen area where Mavens gather to eat lunch together, and have drinks to kick off the weekend on Friday afternoons.
  • Standing Desks: Maven Wave provides every employee with a mobilized desk, allowing them to stand or sit at their preference.
  • Maven Munchies: Maven Wave provides healthy snack options for employees to munch on throughout the day, with rotating options every week. Fresh fruit deliveries come weekly as well.
  • Training and Professional Development: Maven Wave supports and funds employee ongoing education and training, to help advance careers, keep up to date with the latest technology, and continuously build on skill sets that aid in day to day roles.
  • Employee Referral Program: We offer a $1000 Employee Referral Bonus for all employee referral hires. We believe employee referrals are the best way to attract the industry's top talent. 
  • Annual Summer Internship Program:  At Maven Wave, you are in the driver's seat of your career. Our internship program for undergraduate students provides exposure to the consulting​ industry and enterprise business strategy. Our continuous, hands-on learning style allows students the opportunity to explore different career paths within the digital transformation space. The conversion rate on our program - of interns who become full time employees -  is currently at 90%!
  • Employee Advocacy Program: Maven Wave offers employees access to an employee advocacy portal, where they can connect their social media accounts to share thought leadership content. This allows employees to create a positive professional brand image and if they participate they are rewarded with prizes ranging from company branded sweaters to tickets for sporting events!


50% Company-paid health coverage for employees 50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
Maven Wave after a beach volleyball game!


25 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 25 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

8 hours Paid time off to volunteer $7,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
Yes Recycling program Yes Locally-sourced food program


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
Maven Wave's Annual Cubs Game Outing.


Maven Wave at the Google Summit Conference in Chicago.

How to Get Hired

We asked Maven Wave Partners for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

To begin your journey as a Maven, we are looking for you to have some of the following qualities: being comfortable with being uncomfortable, rising to the occasion, ability to paint the target, team player, passion and enthusiasm, enjoys problem solving and finding innovative solutions, willingness to learn new skill sets, thirst for knowledge, self starter, and drive for success!

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Follow us on social media and interact with our brand! We consistently post new content to our website, we would love to know that you had done a little research by the time we talk with you! 

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Our Google teams are growing! We're looking for candidates with Cloud expertise, data analytics, and a wide array of development skills!

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit our website, and keep an eye on our Careers page and LinkedIn page for current job opportunities.

hiring Outlook

40 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 30% Job Growth
100 Average applicants per opening 3,000 Total job applicants
8% New hires by employee referrals 2 Recent graduates hired
16% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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