VP of Product Acquia
Acquia provides the world?s only open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences. We are seeking a Vice President, Products to establish our product vision and priorities and continue the exponential growth rate the company has been experiencing.
This position will be based in the Burlington, MA office (Acquia HQ).
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
The Vice President, Products will have responsibility for product management and user experience at Acquia. In this key leadership role, you will set the strategy for Acquia's product portfolio while articulating the company's vision for future products. You will have the opportunity to own and drive large disruptive opportunities, while developing concrete plans for how to take advantage of them. The VP of Product will lead cross-functional teams to develop and deploy the company?s product strategies, defining and defending their vision through competitive analysis and market research. Additionally, this person should be obsessed with data-driven metrics to measure and ensure success.
Acquia is changing the web though open source, and you will have a significant role in that mission. You will get a chance to partner with an amazingly talented team to build a revolutionary offering.
WHAT WILL YOU BRING TO THE TEAM?
Passion for defining and articulating product vision
10+ years of software or technology industry experience in a startup or high growth technology company (i.e. Software, Tools Cloud, Technology enablers).
Proven ability to develop business plans and work cross-functionally to execute on those plans
The capability to work with product management, engineering, and user experience teams to develop a vision for products & services, to prioritize development, and deliver capabilities that customers will value.
Strong understanding of the sales and marketing process and an ability to help craft go-to-market plans that will result in high growth.
An understanding of the operational capabilities required to operate a thriving software product business, and the skills to work with professional services, support, and operations to bring to life delivery excellence.
Strong problem solving abilities, intelligence, initiative, and the ability to thrive under pressure
Highest level of integrity
Direct, honest communication style
A positive "can do, whatever it takes to get the job done" attitude
A sense of humor
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