• Refinitiv
  • Troy , NY
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 196 Town Office Rd


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This site uses cookies and analytics to offer the best experience possible. By clicking 'I accept', you agree to our use of cookies. As part of our Innovation Strategy, Refinitiv is setting up an incubator to drive the timely execution of select POCs, delivering revenues and customers as quickly as feasible. As Head of the Incubator, you will hire and motivate a small dynamic cross-functional team (<20), develop business cases for cutting-edge projects and then drive their execution in shortest time possible acquiring customers and revenues in the shortest possible timeframe. The projects will have been POCs run by Refinitiv Labs. The Head of the Incubator will report to the monthly Innovation SteerCo. Our objectives for the incubator are to capture revenues and customers as quickly as possible, looking for new routes to market and customer acquisition, focusing on the cashflow of the business and preparing the project for to be scaled by the product team. Most projects will stay in the incubator for no longer than 12 months. The quality and mindset of the incubator team will determine our success. Thinking like an entrepreneur will be critical. This partnership includes foundational research where out of the box tools or more fundamental research is required. The team will work on selected projects throughout the year, developing IP in partnership with MIT/Watson that can be commercialized for Refinitiv use. We are looking for a talented, passionate, bold, innovator with direct experience of building new businesses and creating wining teams. Roles and responsibilities Hire and lead an entrepreneurial cross-functional team of <20 who can build new propositions and businesses, and take them to market Develop an ambitious and compelling business case for the new proposition Experience managing senior level stakeholders in a highly matrixed organization Building out the new proposition in an iterative manner with customers and partners, leveraging emerging opensource technologies as far as possible and driving build/partner/buy decisions Collaborate with Refinitiv Labs on early-stage POCs, understanding those that are likely candidates for the incubator Network across Refinitiv in order to leverage the parts of the organisation required to take the proposition to market. Equally, make commercially informed decisions about the parts of our organisation that will hold back the realisation of early stage revenues. Represent the incubator at the Innovation SteerCo Keep the proposition sponsor up to date in terms of progress to revenues and customers. Pitch the proposition to customers and partners as necessary. Essential skills Expertise and experience in building businesses 10-15 years of experience in building new businesses Knowledge & experience of financial services, Refinitiv s business and content Hiring and inspiring entrepreneurial teams Bold decision-maker Experience with emerging technologies Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to create networks quickly and easily and communicate effectively with all relevant stakeholders Proven ability to not only manage self but also effectively lead teams Demonstrates flexible personal style that enables collaborative working and elicits respect in the organization through partnership, technical depth, customer service and results Demonstrates strong personal motivation with an empowered and empowering mind-set The Financial and Risk Business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward. As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world?regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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