TDK Ventures is searching for a Technical Principal to join our Platform team and support our Engagement Team. As a top tier Corporate Venture Capital (CVC), TDK Ventures aims to be a technology thought leader and impact scaler. You will utilize your many years of hands-on and strategic technology development to support our Engagement Team with Technology Explorations between innovative startups and TDK teams all around the world. TDK Ventures’ industry focus areas include Renewable Energy, Materials, Cleantech, Industry 5.0, Mobility, Computing, Connectivity & Healthtech.
The Technical Principal conducts Technology Explorations to identify potential mutual value creation scenarios with TDK teams to augment collaborations with both TDK Ventures portfolio and non-portfolio companies (“startups”). The Technical Principal will support the Engagement Team to ensure TDK Ventures brings consistent, visible and appreciated value to startups. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning, top-tier CVC fund while partnering with early stage deep-tech startups. TDK Ventures continues to pioneer corporate venturing with its “TDK Goodness” to entrepreneurs in the deep-tech space. Currently, TDK Ventures is investing with $200M AUM and is backed by TDK Corporation – a Japanese electronics conglomerate.
Using Agile Methodology to prioritize technology deep-dives, support the Startup Liaison and Portfolio Program teams (the “Engagement Team”) to identify new potential collaborations between TDK technologists and deep-tech startups. Document these technology explorations findings with the goal of strengthening short and long-term tentative synergies plan.
Augment strategic relationships with internal technology stakeholders, widen understanding of TDK technologies, technology areas of expertise, technology interests and future roadmaps.
Dive deeper in strategic technologies to develop public whitepapers and internal TDK Ventures Briefings.
Review and provide timely inputs to TDK Ventures Portfolio Briefings
Deliver regular presentations inside TDK on new technology developments and provide inputs to internal technology leaders to make decisions as to where they might focus their development roadmap or even meet emerging customer challenges
TDK Ventures offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, and comprehensive benefits package.
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TDK Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer