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Exponential Technologies/Partnerships Leader

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:35:46 PM
  • 2898862
  • Job Function: Business Development
  • Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): United States; New York; Niskayuna


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


At GE Global Research, we’re redefining what’s possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you’ll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you’ll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You’ll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.

At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/research or http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs, and connect with our technologists at http://twitter.com/GEresearch


There is always an exciting new challenge on the horizon at GE Global Research because “what we imagine, we can make happen.”


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Exponential Technologies/Partnerships Leader will:

  • Evaluate how GE stays ahead of exponential technologies which threaten to change the competitive landscape before they disrupt GE businesses
  • Provide advice, and counsel to Company CTO and Engineering Leaders Council in support of new business strategies which maximize company’s capabilities and work toward strategic goals
  • Work closely with GRC’s Product Management and Innovation Adoption team to foster ecosystem understanding, ensure strong fit between need and idea and stay on top of emerging trends and technologies
  • Cultivate an extensive and varied network of external contacts, resources and potential partners
  • Create and lead council of domain experts and lateral thinkers to see around corners, find intersections with GE businesses and validate hypotheses
  • Liaise with GE Ventures and BD community to drive strategy alignment for GE
  • Influence scientific direction of projects based on strong knowledge of market needs
  • Be entrepreneurial, willing to take risks

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum 10 years experience
  • Demonstrated experience with business development, finance, economics and strategic marketing
  • In-depth knowledge of market trends
  • Strong aptitude for learning a broad range of scientific disciplines and translating that knowledge into technology options for a wide range of applications
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Self-confidence and executive presence
  • Competence in performing technical due diligence
  • Strong team-based behaviors
  • Creative, deductive thinker and problem solver
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Start-up or business development experience external to GE
  • Minimum two years of GE Corporate Audit Staff experience

    Locations: United States; New York; Niskayuna

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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