Global AI Lead

As the Global AI Lead, you'll evangelize the AI strategy talking with C-level clients on our AI approach. In partnership with business experts, you'll gather business requirements and help identify the business value. From there, you will design, implement and deploy the go-to-market platforms, services and offerings. At the Senior Director level, you are responsible for establishing strong client relationships while promoting growth as the "thought leader" for Avanade's AI capability strategy.

Day to day, you will:

  • Take pre-qualified opportunities, undertake exploratory meetings with the sales director and the client in order to drive a solution, proposal, and to close the deal
  • Consult clients through requirement gathering and collaboratively defining a solution
  • Define the go-to-market and capability strategy

Deliver strategic cognitive computing projects from design, prototype to deployment and operation

Create practical new business applications based on innovative technologies

Travel as needed.


About you

You're passionate about AI, and you understand business context to integrate AI solutions into a global team. You possess the ability to develop strong working relationships, particularly at the senior management level, and the ability to motivate a globally dispersed team. You excel at communication and enjoy working in a problem-solving environment.

Your skillset and experience most likely includes:

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language processing, Unique Identity – Biometrics, Identity Management, Digital Signal Processing, Video Analytics, Human Machine Interaction

Experience with knowledge discovery and data mining, unstructured data analytics in corporate or academic research environments

Experience in working with emerging big data technology vendors (e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Datastax)

You have around ten years of hands-on technical experience estimating and conceptualizing large scale data solutions and in building and implementing an architecture roadmap for new technologies. You likely have experience in financial services, resources, HealthCare, government, products, communications or high tech and PHD or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related scientific fields. Strong academic credentials with publications in journals and conferences a plus.

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Requisition ID - 44503

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