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Vice President, Strategy & Business Operations

Santa Clara, CA, USA | Global Anti-Malware Company

  • Industry:
    Computer and Network Security
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Who We Need:


Reporting to the Chief Financial officer, the VP, Strategy & Business Operations will have leadership responsibility for shaping the overarching corporate and business strategy for the company with the goal of optimizing value creation and capture across our lines of business.He/she will partner with internal stakeholders to design and implement successful monetization strategies for our security solutions. The team will be on point for keenly understanding the drivers of the business and monitoring these drivers over time to identify growth opportunities and support their successful execution.The VP will also work closely with our Corporate Development on the roadmap of inorganic opportunities to accelerate growth, maximize efficiency & effectiveness, and mitigate risk.Key responsibilities include:


Develop sharp, incisive business strategies & tactics across a suite of consumer and enterprise security products, informed by data analysis, customer feedback, sales input, and industry trends

Develop or refine our corporate strategy by understanding the market and competitive landscape, generating and testing hypotheses, identifying alternatives and implications, and influencing relevant stakeholders toward successful execution

Identify, prioritize, and execute on strategic growth initiatives, by working cross functionally across marketing, sales, product, data science, and customer support

Lead our annual Long Range Planning (LRP) process, in partnership with Finance

Monitor execution of annual business and operational plans across the company to ensure we are achieving goals and hitting KPIs and deliverables, stepping in to re-align and drive improvements as needed

Build a highly effective team; coach and mentor team members to support their growth and professional development.


Skills You'll Need to Have:


BA/BS degree in engineering, math, statistics, physics, computer science, economics, business or related discipline

15+ years of experience, including 5+ years in strategy consulting or a previous corporate strategy/business operations role

Preferred Qualifications


MBA degree, or advanced degree in finance or economics

Experience with software, SaaS, or cybersecurity, particularly targeted at SMB and enterprise

Extensive experience in creating & driving growth strategy in software, technology, media, cybersecurity, or related industries

Practical business acumen, such as driving business transformation or managing a P&L

Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources and delivering results in challenging and/or ambiguous situations

Excellent communication and analytical skills with the ability to distill complex thoughts and strategies into simple, actionable recommendations

Experience in assembling data analysis from disparate sources and developing conclusions and recommendations from incomplete data

Experience leading large cross-functional teams through change management initiatives

Ability to articulately present on complex topics, debate recommendations, and influence at the executive level

Experience leading small teams on strategic projects


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