Director of Technology Innovation



North America

San Francisco

Posted 7 months ago

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Acre is partnering with a world class global energy provider in building up their strategic initiatives group.

Our client is a multi-billion dollar energy conglomerate set on creating a strong in house innovation and venture practice charged with identifying, investing in and advising disruptive startups with a unique value proposition. The Strategic Initiatives group will also work closely with the growing R&D organization in building up internal digital capability and integrating successful startup partners into the global business.

The ideal candidate will possess a background in either investment banking or private equity with a significant network within energy startups.

Additionally, the Technology Innovation leader must also exhibit a track record of high achievement as an in-house executive leading strategy and product development within a successful startup focused on either storage technologies, VPP or block chain.

The successful candidate will report directly into the CTO and Head of Innovation, with a significant allocated budget and remit to build a team of analysts, developers and advisers. The group is tasked with creating value for the organization through their respective investments as well as driving disruption in the internal business model in order to drive the organization successfully into the future.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Sofia Benmouffok +1 917 475 0464

Job Ref. BBBH7893