Blockchain Jobs - Technology Partnerships / Business Development, 2103

at Samsung SDS America, Inc.
Location San Jose, CA
Date Posted April 9, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



  • Develop and manage technology acquisition related partnerships with start-ups
  • Network with venture capitalists, accelerators and start-ups to identify and engage with potential partners
  • Proactively propose new technologies to business units and help them meet their technology partnership needs
  • Draft partnership agreements with partners and negotiate commercial terms and conditions for such agreements
  • Manage ongoing operations to ensure strong working relationships between business units and partners
  • Deal sourcing for investment opportunities (both equity investment and acquisitions)


  • 10+ years of experience in technology fields, with a substantial portion in partnership development, technology planning, or venture investment
  • 6+ years of recent experience and deep knowledge of technologies including enterprise AI, data analytics, cloud computing, cyber security software, IoT, Blockchain, etc.
  • Ability to understand technology and its strategic impact for Samsung SDS Business Units
  • Must understand the Silicon Valley ecosystem and possess a strong professional network among entrepreneurs and investors
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Strong planning, project and organizational skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Knowledgeable about technology trends
  • Ability to work independently and with teams
  • Requires frequent and close communications with Samsung SDS HQ located in Korea. May require working outside normal working hours due to the time difference.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Korean is preferred, but not required
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field plus an MBA is preferred