Senior Manager of Products

Silicon Valley/Toronto/Remote in North America /
Business /
Full-time
Untether AI is looking for an experienced and talented Senior Manager of Products to lead our product efforts by growing our team and product strategy as we unveil our technology. You will hire a team with a data science system level mindset, manage our product roadmap, and engage in business development with customers and partners.

Ideal Candidate Profile

    • You are a strong product manager, with extensive experience forming and managing groups of highly skilled engineers and marketers
    • You are a results-driven, customer-centric thinker
    • You have a track record of setting forecasts and timelines that are met, and are constantly on the lookout for ways to further improve business processes to achieve the forecast and committed timelines
    • You have demonstrated success in managing products, or portfolios of products, that have reached at least $100M in revenues
    • You are an effective team leader with demonstrated group facilitation and presentation skills, have a knack for inspiring highly qualified diverse business and technical staff to work together on common goals, and are a developer of people who successfully meet business and professional developmental objectives
    • You have experience in start-ups, especially at the early stages of staffing and organizing a product team, and with AI semiconductor offerings. You are likely currently a Manager of Products in an AI semiconductor company.
    • You will be a member of the leadership team, and in this key role you will contribute to Untether AI’s success in realizing our vision, mission, and strategic objectives

Responsibilities

    • You will be responsible for all aspects of product management including product strategy, planning and definition, rollout (including evangelization), marketing (including technical marketing), and ecosystem business development
    • You will stay on top of developing trends in machine learning / deep learning, including upcoming models, competitive analysis, customer usage models, etc.
    • You are an innovative leader who will hire high performance individuals and get them into highly effective product function, including upgrading and reorganizing talent as required. Your ability to work with the Untether AI engineering team and lead in product management is essential for success. 

Minimum Qualifications

    • This is a leadership role for a seasoned Products leader - minimum 5 years of marketing experience in roles of increasing complexity, and at least 3 years’ experience as a senior leader in neural network product development is mandatory. Product management capabilities must include (and not limited to the items listed): 

    • Product Strategy, Planning and Definition 
    • Work with Engineering and CTO teams to identify specific applications where Untether AI technologies can provide the ideal market fit; experience in strategic plan creation
    • Provide a technical and business justification for creating products
    • Product Management and Marketing
    • Manage rollout of products, including creation of early access programs and pricing strategy
    • Create and execute robust Go to Market plans for every product
    • Evangelize products with press, analysts, and customers; influence mind share in relevant conferences and trade shows
    • Create and conduct product training to sellers and customers
    • Conduct competitive analysis and create unique positioning for Untether AI products
    • Strong business skills applied to product forecast, margins, and other analysis
    • Create data sheets, white papers, and technical briefs outlining Untether AI’s products and competitive advantage
    • Business Development
    • Engage in early customer conversations to help position Untether AI products
    • Develop a robust ecosystem of software and hardware partners
    • Manage prioritization of customer engagements
    • Identify market maker customers in each of the categories where Untether AI products can have an impactful presence

    • Responsible for ensuring product vision is realized through partnering with engineering teams
    • At least 5 years’ experience in leadership of product teams, including defining roles, responsibilities, processes, and communications
    • Strong understanding of machine learning stacks: Frameworks, Graph Generators, Compilers, etc. along with extensive silicon experience

Leadership Capabilities

    • Outstanding interpersonal skills, intellectual curiosity, and an entrepreneurial spirit; passion for bringing a culture of innovation to product development through behavior, decisions, and actions
    • Building trust with executive team on product roadmaps and schedules
    • Synthesizing a wide variety of product requirements and technical priorities aligning with the strategic plan of the business
    • Minimize business and technical risk by foreseeing and addressing obstacles proactively and aggressively
    • Delivery of end to end solutions to customers with rigorous standards for quality

Education Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering is mandatory (MS or MBA preferred)

Location

    • Silicon Valley preferred; Toronto alternate choice

Benefits

    • Vacation: 20 days
    • Sick days: unlimited
    • Stock options
    • Build chips that will change the world
About Untether AI:

Untether AI is developing a groundbreaking new architecture that will bring neural net inference to new heights. Founded in Toronto in 2018 by a team of scientists and entrepreneurs, Untether AI's ultra-efficient, high performance AI chips will eliminate the data movement bottleneck that costs energy and performance in traditional architectures. With the support of tier one investors, we are challenging the status quo with an architecture that is fundamentally unique. Our product will bring unprecedented levels of performance, efficiency and scalability to a market poised for disruption and will ultimately enable new frontiers in AI applications. Being on our team means collaborating with an extremely bright group of people while tackling tough and interesting problems at the intersection of AI and hardware. Working with us means getting the opportunity to be a part of something big - a chance to create the future of AI.