Title:  Technology Strategy, Sr. Manager

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)

Lab: R&D Innovation & Strategy

Location: Mountain View, CA

Samsung Research America (SRA) plays a pivotal role in research and develop of the next generation technology for AI, Wireless Communication (5G/6G), Smart Home, Robotics and Digital Health.

As a member of the R&D Innovation & Strategy team, you will work closely with our research labs and executive leadership to drive innovation, advise potential market opportunities and, more importantly, support growth objectives while strengthening the core competency to develop and maintain a competitive advantage. This role requires strong strategic and analytic skill coupled with exceptional communication skill (verbal and written) as the role requires regular reporting to executive level and management team. The ideal candidate supports and leads a variety of strategic efforts inclusive of playing a pivotal role in building long-term strategy plan with short-term execution skills and the ability to take complex data and distill them into a meaningful and coherent story. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and shape the company’s short/mid/long-term strategy and mission
  • Develop strategic thought leadership and roadmaps for international executives
  • Build business cases and go-to-market strategies for emerging technologies and products
  • Align processes, resources-planning and research lab goals with overall strategy
  • Shape new product visions for SRA research labs
  • Maintain deep and current knowledge of evolving social, technology, and market trends

Preferred Background and Experience

  • 5 + yrs of experience with MS/MBA in technology strategy, strategic planning, business administration or management consulting
  • Strategy consulting from a top-tier strategy consulting firm 
  • Current knowledge of emerging technologies in multiple verticals
  • Ability to articulate leading technology and business issues and trends, including industry specific implications

Skills and Attributes

  • Long-term strategic thinking balanced with near-term execution skills
  • Passionate about emerging technologies and services, their real world impact, and envisioning the future
  • A fast learner with an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A self-motivated critical thinker with the ability to execute at a high level
  • Charismatic communicator with the ability to explain the business implications of new technologies and services
  • Highly-skilled in effectively distilling information in both visual and text forms
  • Analytical and strong organizational skills with excellent interpersonal communication skill
  • Technical knowledge of market trends, innovation, and technologies
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgement

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