Legal Counsel
Commercial Strategy
Posted on 4/4/2023

51-200 employees

Kenshoo is the global leader in agile marketing software.
Company Overview
Kensho is committed to creating a kind, diverse and equitable workplace, fostering a sense of belonging, and ensuring that the company is a place where employees can bring their whole selves to work. The company develops agile marketing software.
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
AI & Machine Learning
  • Are Interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, especially natural language processing (NLP)
  • Are a self-starter, who enjoys the challenge of working in fast-paced environments with a high degree of uncertainty
  • Possess broad legal awarenesses and aptitudes, but also the ability to deep-dive into legal niches when necessary
  • Have a flair for business strategy and appetite for justified business risks
  • J.D. or an equivalent degree
  • Must be admitted to the bar in the United States; NY preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant (i.e., related to AI/SaaS commercial licensing) full-time legal experience required
  • Previous experience working at (i.e., in-house counsel) or with (i.e., as outside counsel at law firm) start-up companies whose primary business is SaaS licensing, or AI SaaS licensing more specifically
  • Familiarly with (in order of importance): (1) Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, (2) Confidentiality, and (3) Privacy Law within the context of commercial contracting
  • Ability to communicate in layman's terms when needed with a wide variety of non-legal stakeholders including, but not limited to: product managers, engineers, salespeople, and executive leadership
  • High emotional intelligence and ability to communicate confidently in high-stakes business conversations
  • Tactics - Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including AI SaaS software licenses, data licenses, strategic partnerships, etc
  • Strategy - Refine, evolve, and augment existing Kensho commercial agreement standard terms and conditions to continually enable long-term strategic Kensho business objectives
  • Diplomacy - Liaise with the S&P Global Corporate and Market Intelligence legal organizations to ensure alignment with S&P Global best practices and leverage specialty resources when needed