Title: Technology Strategy, Manager

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)

Lab: R&D Innovation

Location: Mountain View, CA

Samsung Research America (SRA) plays a pivotal role in developing the next generation of discovery in software, user experience and services for future products that can enrich the consumer’s life. The Technology Strategy team at SRA is looking for dedicated individuals that who want to be at the forefront of technology exploration and innovation.

Position Summary

As a member of the Technology Strategy team, you will work closely with our research labs to drive innovation, identify potential market opportunities and help facilitate partnerships and collaborations with academic institutions, start-ups, venture partners and leading companies in Silicon Valley.

The Strategy team’s contribution to the fundamental research being done at Samsung Research America includes developing business cases and product roadmaps, sourcing and building key industry partnerships, detailing competitive analysis and industry models. Our thought leadership is anchored by detailed diligence and robust data analytics.  

The team works across all labs at Samsung Research America including advanced research in mobile, computer vision, artificial intelligence, 5G and next generation communications, digital health etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define new research visions for the advanced research labs at SRA
  • Propose and incubate new business/service concept and carry out MVP development
  • Build business cases and go-to-market strategies for emerging technologies and products
  • Lead cross-functional teams to execute the application of fundamental research to new solutions, products and use cases
  • Through a data driven approach, resolve resource allocation for R&D efforts at SRA

Background and Experience Required

  • Masters of Science in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering, with MBA highly preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 8+ years of proven industry experience in technology strategy management.
  • Past work experience in top-tier consulting, investment banking or in strategy/corporate development at a major technology company
  • Prior experience in the software industry is a plus
  • Deep knowledge of emerging technologies in multiple verticals

Skills and Attributes

  • Deep technical knowledge of market trends, innovation and technologies
  • A self-motivated critical problem solver with the ability to execute at a high level
  • Charismatic communicator with strong leadership skills

Samsung is committed to encouraging a diverse workplace and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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