Business and Corporate Development Manager
Data Licensing and Partnerships
Updated on 3/19/2024
DeepMind

1,001-5,000 employees

General purpose AI company
Company Overview
Deepmind’s mission is to solve intelligence, to advance and benefit humanity. The company is a group of scientists, engineers, and ethicists dedicated to researching and building safe AI systems to service society’s needs and expectations while also responsibly pioneering the field of AI.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$503.3M

Founded

2010

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

26%

1 year growth

73%

2 year growth

73%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Salesforce
Business Strategy
CategoriesNew
Project Management
Strategy Development
Business Development
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Professional experience in business development, strategic negotiations, and partnership management in a high-growth tech environment.
  • Proven track record of commercializing datasets and/or related technologies and/or developing and negotiating research partnerships in a research setting (academic or corporate).
  • Excellent relationship-building, communication, and interpersonal skills, confident in engaging researchers and engineers.
  • Proven negotiation skills, problem-solving, and analytical skills, with excellent business judgment, thought leadership, and innovation.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills to structure deals and handle technical, contractual, and financial issues.
  • Experience working with large-scale datasets and/or machine learning.
  • PhD in a relevant subject (or equivalent work experience).
  • Excited by our mission and AI / Machine Learning.
  • Experience using a CRM (Salesforce)
Responsibilities
  • Develop a deep understanding of Google DeepMind’s research, product, and business strategy and connect them to B&CD needs.
  • Serving as a lynchpin between internal teams and external partners. Partnering with team leads and internal stakeholders to proactively identify new opportunities, explore options to accelerate impact, assess risks and ethics and initiate or further engagement.
  • Leading on inward-looking assessment to identify potential gaps/assets that could be filled/exploited by opportunities external to GDM and working with other GDM and xGoogle teams to identify external opportunities, key partners, and emerging trends.
  • Negotiate agreements with external partners to carry out joint research, license technology and datasets, acquire assets, etc.
  • Lead cross-functional teams on key transverse strategic initiatives, managing coordination with teams such as Research, Product, Legal, Operations, Finance, Strategy and Operations, Policy & Program Management.
  • Tracking and analyzing GDMs partnerships, establishing internal connections and maximizing impact - PoC for key external partners/GDM areas
  • Working with colleagues across Google to pursue partnership opportunities