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Director - Technology Strategy and Sourcing (MOBILE)

Summary

Want to be part of the “Next Big Thing” in mobile technology?  Samsung Mobile R&D Technology Strategy and Sourcing identifies innovative technologies that make Samsung the mobile industry leader and drives both the technical and business processes to validate and commercialize technologies.  Our mobile products range from smartphones and tablets to wearables, mobile PC’s, and smart home devices.  The technologies range from platform hardware and software to user experience and services.  

 

The Director of Technology Strategy and Sourcing will use their deep understanding of the mobile industry, technology, venture and research communities, and business to find, validate, and facilitate innovations into our global product programs. 

 

Responsibilities

Identify technology categories that Samsung should address and proactively identify potential use cases, technologies, and providers
Evaluate technologies, and propose appropriate actions to Samsung’s executive decision makers.
Participate in global virtual teams to discover, evaluate, and commercialize technologies through both technology and business relationships
Serve as an industry subject matter expert in one or more mobile technology areas.
Collaborate with Samsung R&D, Product Planning, and Product Marketing to develop plans and pursue opportunities
Understand and influence Samsung Mobile’s business & technology strategy and opportunities
Cultivate relationships with technology and investment communities
Understand industry and technology trends and challenges
Plan and execute internal and external Technology Sourcing events and workshops
Track competitors’ strategy and market plans and provide timely competitive analysis to Samsung Mobile strategic planning teams
Develop market intelligence briefs and reports for use by Samsung product and planning teams
Define Proof-of-Concept projects and manage engineering for prototyping and validation of emerging technologies
Collaborate with other Samsung product-business units to identify cross-product line convergence opportunities

 

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