/Venture CEO for knowledge graphs start-up (venture assignment)

Venture CEO for knowledge graphs start-up (venture assignment)

Business Development - Leuven | About a week ago

Be the entrepreneurial co-founder and CEO of our knowledge graphs start-up.

Venture CEO for knowledge graphs start-up (venture assignment)

You will be the entrepreneurial co-founder and CEO of our knowledge graphs start-up.

The assignment 

  • Be the co-founder of the spin-off, teaming up with the technical co-founder and overseeing the business strategy and execution. 
  • Define and execute the company strategy towards the successful development and commercialization of a SaaS platform enabling users to generate and maintain their knowledge graphs and build digital twins of their assets.
  • Close deals with the first paying customers and partners. 
  • Identify and attract key resources to build a high-performing and ambitious team and ensure the full engagement of the team for company success.
  • Grow and empower the community of the released open-source part of the offering.

Required knowledge and skills

  • You are an enthusiastic entrepreneurial CEO or business lead with proven experience in building a new SaaS platform in a young market, preferably in a start-up context.
  • You possess outstanding organizational and leadership skills with proven experience in driving a talented team to reach its targets within the set timing and available budget.
  • You have experience with fundraising (from venture capitalists as well as grants).
  • You have had international exposure and experience in working with customers and partners in different geographies.
  • Previous experience with semantic Knowledge Graphs, Web standards, or the open-source community is a plus.

For more information on the venture assignment, you may reach out to Laurent Vancaillie.

Duration of the assignment and work regime

  • For the creation of the venture we estimate this will be 6 months. 2 days per week.

Desired start date

  • As soon as possible.

Location

  • imec Ghent
  • Remote working is a possibility.

*For this temporary position, you can apply as a candidate or as an independent consultant. As a candidate, you are willing to work through a temporary employment agency. Consultant agencies that wish to present a candidate should contact Flexforce.

*Voor deze tijdelijke positie kan je solliciteren als kandidaat of als zelfstandige consultant. Als kandidaat ben je bereid te werken via een uitzendkantoor. Kantoren die een kandidaat wensen voor te stellen dienen contact op te nemen met Flexforce.

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