General Electric Head of Venture Capital Partnerships in Niskayuna, New York
Job Description Summary
GE Research is GE’s innovation powerhouse where research meets reality. We create leading-edge technology in world-changing efforts like carbon capture for sustainability, hydrogen-powered electric flight, ultra-precision healthcare, and more. The purpose of the Technology Incubation Group is to commercialize and monetize these innovations to make them accessible to customers through building startups, partnering towards manufacturing, and licensing technology in partnership with GE Licensing. The Technology Incubation Group is new to GE Research and this position represents an exciting opportunity to shape the future trajectory of commercialization.
The Entrepreneurship team will be responsible for building deep technology startups from GE Research. They will have access to an enormous trove of technologies, world-class scientists and engineers, and will be the driving force behind startup creation (spin-outs, spin-ins, joint ventures).The Head of Venture Capital Partnerships will establish a venture capital network for GE Research. S/he will negotiate startup deals in a way that maximizes likelihood of startup success.
Manage relationships with stakeholders across the venture capital ecosystem to drive partnerships across a diverse channel of partners
Leverage the state-of-the-art innovations and technologies to curate a continual stream of startup formation
Proactively advocate for the growth of the collaboration
Prepare and present pitch decks alongside founders
Work collaboratively cross-functionally to ensure success of new entities
Educate and coach the research community on startup formation
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience
Experience in venture capital
Exposed to and well versed in technology concepts
Will consider remote work arrangements
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Must be 18 years or older
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.
Degree in science, technology, or mathematics, with a passion for technology
Experience in deep tech startup ecosystem
Excellent negotiation skills
Experience with startup pitch decks and pre-revenue startup valuations
Ability to influence without authority and work together in a team environment to deliver favorable/tangible outcomes
Large network within the venture capital community and startup ecosystem
Comfortable leading multi-disciplinary, multifunctional teams towards startup creation or other commercialization outcomes
Excellent communication skills
Minorities and women encouraged to apply
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes