Siemens Principal Next47 / Catalyst Technology Team in Palo Alto, California

Principal Next47 / Catalyst Technology Team

Locations:Palo Alto, California

Job Family: Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation

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Job Description

Division: next47

Business Unit: Catalyst

Requisition Number: 223407

Primary Location: United States-California-Palo Alto

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

next47 is a global venture firm created by Siemens AG that invests in, and partners with, entrepreneurs who think big and build industry-defining companies. With offices in Boston, Beijing, London, Munich and Palo Alto, next47 gives start-ups unparalleled access to one of the world’s largest portfolios of customers in the areas of industry, energy and infrastructure as well as domain expertise in the deep technologies that impact those customers. Find out more at

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Position Overview / Description

· Expert in digital solutions familiar with concepts such as AI, IoT, Edge-Computing, ML, Cloud Computing and Data-Analytics - and its application and infrastructure, mobility, industry and energy business

· Evaluate those technologies/innovations in terms of technical applicability, industrialization and commercial deployment via Proof of Concept (PoC) and Use Case (UC) Projects

· Support innovation transfer from start-ups into Siemens and/or new and/or existing customers of Siemens on a global scale

· Reports to the Catalyst Head USA


· Develop a strong and sustainable network across next47, the global Siemens organization and with Siemens customers

· Plan and execute PoC and UC Projects based on the next47 Catalyst Operating Model

· Manage projects

· Collaborate intensively with the global next47 catalyst team and with the entire next47 team

· Best practice sharing with the other next47 catalyst teams in order to build the global technology function and expertise

· Provide technology advisory to other next47 teams, Siemens partners and start-ups as a thought leader

· Support technology transfer from start-ups into the Siemens network including partners and customers

· Support the identification of new investment opportunities and support the next47 capital team in evaluating technologies

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· BS/BA required, Computer Science, Automation or Energy, M.Sc. preferred

· 5 plus years of experience in technology and innovation management

· Excellent communication skills and team orientation

· Knowledge with all relevant and adjacent innovation landscapes on technologies related to next47 investment strategy and is able to connect them to next47

· Enjoys challenges and is resilient under pressure

· Proven ability managing projects, at least one year

· Proficient with MS Excel and PPT

· Strong result orientation combined with speed and sense of urgency

· Ability to work in a multiple cultural environment due to the international character of the function

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· Fluency in second and third language

· Experience working for start-ups


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