Our team of entrepreneurs, founders, innovators, and industry experts is nearly doubling in the months to come. We’re looking for team members who get (really) excited by the future of technology, who embody the go-getter entrepreneurial mentality, who are passionate about building new businesses and driving impactful organizational change.
While we’re part of a global company, we act like a startup. We embrace agility and the culture of Silicon Valley. Perks include: regular lunches, flexible workplaces, leading technology, professional development, happy hours and offsite events, healthy initiatives including onsite gym and delicious food, and a central location in Foster City, CA. From our strategic global location, we harness innovative technologies to expand Konica Minolta’s core business in the areas of healthcare, next generation enterprise solutions, workplace of the future, robotics, connected intelligent ecosystems (IoT), and digital marketing.
The New Ventures Lead will be the business lead and subject matter expert to develop strategy, execution plans, and corporate development activities including, partnership and investments in startups, due diligence of mergers & acquisitions, and other initiatives to achieve development and growth of the business in IoT & Analytics technology domain.
On any given day:
Define and lead the implementation of growth strategies in IOT and Data Analytics and development plans consistent with the BIC business objectives
Develop, recommend and execute holistic solutions portfolio in the IoT & Analytics domain
Identify new opportunities and drive solution strategies based on the industry trends
Develop a strong partner ecosystem to accelerate go-to-market of the solutions
Provide industry knowledge and expertise on the opportunities and challenges within the domain
Understand BIC strategic objectives and position products in the marketplace for potential opportunities
Propose, articulate, and demonstrate BIC solutions via presentations, speaking engagements, white papers, industry analysis, and proof-of-concepts
Drive customer driven innovation by leading customer discovery sessions at the CXO level
and identifying solutions that strategically align and address the customer pain points
Support the BIC Partner Alliance program by identify and collaborating with key partners in the domain. Jointly take unique and differentiated solutions to them market and to the KM global portfolio
Identify key partners for strategic investment and lead due diligence and recommendation process at the executive level.
To ace this role you will need to have:
Demonstrated experience and success in working on the IOT and Data Analytics initiatives
Strong ability to define a bold vision and a milestones bases execution plan built on incremental successes
Hand-on knowledge of IOT & Analytics platforms/technologies across key verticals such as Robotics, HealthCare, Digital Marketing, Security etc.
Startup founder mentality with driven by delivering impact with no excuse execution
Proactive can-do attitude with a unique ability to lead by doing/example
Ability to work in a evolving environment with shifting priorities
Passion for staying up-to-date with latest innovations and ability to use them to deliver exceptional customer results
Excellent communication, presentation and collaboration skills
Does this sound like you?
Minimum of 12+ years successful experience in a similar role (CTO, Strategy etc.), startups or corporate innovation centers a plus
Must have demonstrated experience in strategy roles as well as the technology domain,
specifically IoT & Analytics
Proven track record of identifying and developing unique solutions. Demonstrated ability to lead customer pilot, market testing and GTM plan execution
Established network within the domain and working knowledge of industry events
Experience developing and presenting clear and concise product briefings
Experience influencing solution strategy and defining win-win value-propositions
Independent, self starting and drive to get to successful outcomes
Exceptional interpersonal and communications kills
Must have a proactive can-do attitude with a unique ability to lead by doing/example
Must be able to work effectively in a lean startup model with changing priorities. Must be able to pivot on ideas quickly and adjust to customer needs or trend shifts
B.S. in Computer Science or other equivalent fields. MBA is highly preferred
We’re hiring fast so reach out soon! Email email@example.com with 140 characters on why you are the perfect fit. Show your excitement by following us on social media J Twitter @km_bic + LinkedIn /konicaminoltabic
The Business Innovation Center (BIC) aims to transform Konica Minolta’s core business by harnessing innovative technologies to expand into new markets. The BIC drives corporate innovation by managing the entire lifecycle of new business development, from ideation to actual business realization. Partnerships with startups, research institutes, accelerators and incubators, venture investment firms, and thought-leaders help the BIC identify future trends and incorporate disruptive technologies into a growing portfolio of solutions. One of 5 BICs worldwide, the Silicon Valley BIC focuses on healthcare, next generation enterprise solutions, workplace of the future, robotics, and connected intelligent ecosystems (IoT), and digital marketing. http://bic.konicaminolta.us
Konica Minolta offers:
Competitive compensation program.
Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, life insurance).
401(k) plan with matching company contribution.
Excellent holiday/vacation plans.
Employee Referral Bonus Program.
Ongoing training opportunities.
Visible, exciting work supporting the sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.
KMBS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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