Lead Venture Architect


  • Run ventures as (interim) CEO in incubation and commercialization
  • Lead innovation phases to uncover new investable business models
  • Quantify business value and funding models
  • Define the commercial launch and go-to-market strategy
  • Outline key team roles and responsibilities across work streams
  • Define recruiting needs for eventual venture team
  • Work with strategic design and product development leads, as well as clients, to align feature prioritization with go-to-market testing
  • Help strike the balance between clients’ needs and business requirements



  • Senior roles in start-ups or digital companies. Ideally including experience as founder with external VC support
  • Proven track record in strategy development, business planning and future visioning, as well as quantitative and economic modeling
  • Design or product development expertise
  • A background in product prototyping and testing
  • A master’s degree (postgraduate, MBA or equivalent study)
  • Experience in a high-pressure start-up environment with exposure to multidisciplinary teams


What we offer

  • The best of both worlds: start-up-like working models and the full breath of expertise from a global corporation
  • Creative space for quick ramp-up and fast-paced start of new projects
  • Breeding ground for your work-life-balance: strong team culture, open feedback, flexible working hours and options for experiments at home

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