New Business and Technology Strategist

New Business and Technology Strategist

Needed: An energetic, technology-loving ”product person” who lives at the “fuzzy front end” of product development, driving innovation to deliver growth for Bose at the intersection of new business opportunities for us and greater value for our customers. For nearly 50 years, Bose has developed high-quality audio solutions that delight our customers by differentiating in the marketplace. But, we don’t want to stop there – we are constantly looking for new ways to grow and provide value to our customers. It has long been a core value of Bose to help its employees reach their fullest human potential. Now we are extending that value outward to help our customers reach their fullest human potential and live healthier and more engaged lives. The Wellness Innovation team is responsible for identifying new-to-Bose businesses that strengthen our portfolio of wellness offerings and ultimately drive new growth for Bose. You will research emerging technologies and market trends to drive recommendations for investments in new business categories. You will become the expert on various new technologies, new markets, competitive threats, and opportunities – developing compelling whitepapers and briefs as output. You are able to apply a combination of market data, consumer data, in-depth analysis and synthesis, and your own good instincts to make solid recommendations to stakeholders. You will work collaboratively with your colleagues in product marketing, market and consumer research, and engineering advanced development to incubate new business opportunities and prototype new product concepts. You will help to lead our efforts to discover and cultivate the intersection of business opportunity, new technologies and customer needs, actively driving what Bose does next. As part of the Wellness Innovation team, you will shape long-term strategy and integrate individual opportunities into a strong growth category for Bose. The New Business and Technology Strategist is a high-energy person that uses superb communications skills to work equally well with non-technical marketing/sales staff, engineers, and executives. In the past, you may have had experience in product management, strategy, consulting, market research, engineering, or software development. Ideally, you will have had experience in several of those disciplines. Key to your success is your ability to marry creativity (seeing new questions, and imagining new answers) with analytic skills (digging deeply to create clarity from ambiguity). Your best allies will be your abundant self-motivation, creativity, intellectual curiosity, capacity to juggle conflicting priorities, and ability to see clearly in the midst of uncertainty. Responsibilities: -Articulate and champion new business and product opportunities -Synthesize consumer, business and technology insights, ideating new products and planning product roadmaps -Assess emerging external technologies & competitors to determine potential impact on Bose -Develop strong relationships with Bose research, advanced development, design, and consumer and market insights groups to identify opportunities for Bose technologies to be brought forth into new products. -Develop relationships with outside companies that may benefit our business Skills/Education: 7-10 years of experience BS in engineering, physics or a technical degree MBA is highly desirable Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplemen...); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingL.... Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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