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Executive Management Professional - II
Ref No.: 18-15899
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
As a member of the Open Innovation team, you’ll be focused on executing programs and partnerships that accelerate Telecommunication’s 5G Ecosystem in Cambridge, MA as part of a distributed team spread across multiple innovation hubs. Telecommunication is leading the industry in developing capabilities with 5G that will unlock new opportunities and experiences for consumers and enterprises. In this role, you’ll be steering our externally facing innovation programs and events with startups, universities, and partners around Cambridge, MA while feeding insights and partner opportunities back to the business.


5G Community and Strategy Lead


Activities will include:

● Communicating, educating, and demoing various 5G technologies and future capabilities to local partners
● Sourcing a portfolio of local partners based on prioritized opportunity areas
● Developing and managing relationships with key partners, proactively identifying opportunities for new events, programs, or trials to collaborate on
● Attending local events, both at our innovation center and externally (many of which will take place in the evening), and serving as the key Telecommunication representative and evangelist at those events
● Capturing and synthesizing insights from all local events and partners in a comprehensive manner that fits the strategic framework
● Planning logistics for events, challenges, programs, and trials with select partners


2+ years of experience within the startup community
● A proven track record of creating tangible outcomes through ecosystem programs with the startup and/or university community
● Existing relationships and ties to the technology and startup community in Cambridge, MA
● The ability to find win-win scenarios with new partners and execute them
● Proven ability to work effectively and independently as part of a remote, distributed team
● Up to 20% travel to NYC and Basking Ridge, NJ will be necessary


Coordinated innovation programs and outreach for a technology company
● An understanding of emerging technology
● An uncanny ability to create new authentic relationships and sustain them
● A hunger to change the world for the better through technology
● Passion for what’s next but pragmatism about what’s possible
● A get it done, hustle mentality


Bachelor's Degree - MBA preferred but not required


Standard work day with substantial evening and weekend obligations