Director, IoT Strategy

  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    San Francisco, CA
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
    1026350
What You'll Do 
As the DIrector, IoT Strategy  you will be responsible for the formulation of long-term strategic priorities and plans, analysis and recommendation related to emerging industry trends, expansion opportunities, competitive dynamics, and internal business performance improvement. In this role, you'll work on highly complex problems, gain insight into the strategic issues which are forefront in the minds of the executive leadership team, exposure to senior-level decision making and the opportunity to help shape an entire industry. 

Who You'll Work With
You'll work closely with a cross-functional team across product management, marketing and engineering in addition to being deeply connected with customers and partners.

Who You Are
You'll be an experienced Strategist in either a technology firm, 
preferably in the IoT space or hold an executive level role with a management consulting firm. 

Our minimum requirements for this role:
* Strong technical understanding in the following domains: connectivity / networking, data management, enterprise software
* MBA from top-tier Business School or relevant experience in product management role or other business role in lieu of an MBA
* Must demonstrate strategic thinking, market analysis and creative thought leadership 
* Proven experience in value proposition creation, across quantitative and qualitative dimensions
* Excellent critical and analytic thinking skills to make good decisions
* Excellent communication skills including ability to persuasively deliver presentations to senior executives, partners and customer stakeholders
* Fast executor, self-starter

Location: San Francisco or Santa Clara

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco.

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