Bitfury Head of Artificial Intelligence / AI in San Francisco, California

The Bitfury Group develops and delivers both the software and the hardware solutions necessary for businesses, governments, organisations and individuals to securely move an asset across the Blockchain. The expertise of The Bitfury Group ensures successful, easy, fast, secure and cost-effective connectivity to the Blockchain.

We are seeking a strong, well rounded leader who will spearhead our AI division. The successful candidate will be expected to shape and execute our strategy on Artificial Intelligence.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Drive a range of the company?s strategic initiatives in the Artificial Intelligence domain.

  • Define go-to-market strategy for the company?s AI solutions.

  • Work closely with Sales on strategic partnerships and business development.

  • Partner with a variety of business and technology stakeholders within the company.

  • Provide direction and leadership towards the achievement of the company's philosophy, mission and strategy.

  • Represent the company as required, including attendance at industry events and public meetings.

Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a senior leadership position, preferably, as a Head of AI or similar.

  • Demonstrable experience and thought leadership within various market verticals in the Artificial Intelligence space.

  • Team leadership experience with tangible outcomes like proof of concepts, cutting edge developments and applications in AI.

  • Technical savviness within the domain: with understanding of both hardware and software layers.

  • Proven connections with key industry players; Government relation and advisory experience would be of an advantage.

  • Leadership with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and inspire people.

  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills; demonstrated ability to be an outgoing spokesperson and relationship builder.

  • MBA/PhD preferred.

  • Ability to travel internationally on a frequent basis.