- Lead the development and execution of the company's AI innovation strategy, including identifying new market opportunities, conducting market research, and creating a roadmap for innovation initiatives.
- Manage and drive the teams responsible for AI innovation in various areas such as prototyping, platform innovation and Automation. as well as lead, identify, evaluate and implement open source software and key vendor solutions.
- Nurture a culture of AI innovation across the company, encouraging creativity, risk-taking, and experimentation.
- Influence cross-functional teams, especially Research and Product teams, to prototype, develop and launch of new AI products and services.
- Foster partnerships and collaborations with external stakeholders, including customers, tech vendors, and research institutes.
- Monitor industry trends and emerging technologies to identify opportunities for innovation and potential threats to the business.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including executives, board members, and investors, to ensure alignment and support for innovation initiatives.
- Communicate progress and results of innovation initiatives to stakeholders and the broader organization, highlighting the value and impact of innovation efforts