VP, Innovation & Emerging Technology
Job Number: 191029
Costa Mesa, California, New York, New York, San Jose, California, San Francisco, California
Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Experian has operated at the center of Big Data since before the phrase was coined. Few companies can offer information services on an equivalent scale. Experian has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 4 years in a row. We have 16,000 people operating across 37 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help create a better tomorrow.
- Full Time
- Level: Varies By Role
- Travel: Varies By Role
- Glassdoor Rating: 3.7 out of 5
Experian Technology is central to the future success of Experian. Whether developing a new product, enhancing a SaaS solution or securing our networks from external threats, you have a critical role to play. When looking for new talent to join our technical teams, we look for individuals with the following traits:
- Innovation 9
- Problem-Solver 9
- Presenter 8
- Technologically savvy 10
- Confident 6
- Independent 4
- Relationship expertise
- Team player
- Technologically savvy
Experian is seeking an innovative and creative leader in the CIS Division to help drive the use of emerging technology and advanced analytics in our product suites. We are in search of a person with a passion for leveraging next generation architectures/tools to solve business problems that create new growth for the business. The ideal candidate will have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, superior communication skills, and the ability to simplify complex topics for our internal and external customers. This person will have deep industry knowledge in the credit analytics space, and will have the technical acumen to bring new innovation and thought leadership to the market.
• Partner with business unit technology leadership to drive alignment in product road maps and to help guide the migration off legacy platforms
• Support our sales organization(s) by being the technology/innovation point of contact
o Work directly with customers to build relationships, gather feedback, and evangelize our vision
• Provide thought leadership and direction for product efforts with our engineering groups
• Help to build the innovation pipeline by being a voice of the customer
• Execute Proof of concept work to help determine buy vs build decisions
• Lead strategic initiatives (as needed) until the point of transition to BAU
• Provide expertise for M&A activities (as needed)
• Develop white papers, blogs, conference presentations
• Help to develop working prototypes and software that can be built upon
Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications
• Minimum 10 years of experience in credit-data space
• STEM degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, etc.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, specifically able to convey technical information in a clear and unambiguous manner
• Experience in solution crafting and developing proposals to illustrate business value provided by technical solutions
• Previous professional consulting experience, public speaking, and industry publications in the credit space
Preferred location is New York. Other locations can be San Francisco, San Jose or Costa Mesa, CA.
Experian offers comprehensive coverage with flexible options for you as well as your spouse/domestic partner and eligible dependents. This includes medical, dental and vision insurance, health care savings and spending accounts, dependent care FSA, health & wellness program, and telemedicine.
Personal Finance Protection
We offer several benefits that strengthen your financial protection such as a 401k plan with an employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, life & additional insurance coverage.
We invest in your professional future through our education assistance program and many professional development programs. We also grant 20 scholarships to high school seniors each year to children of Experian employees.
We offer flexible time off in addition to corporate holidays, sick days and paid volunteer time off.
Experian supports your life outside the office with benefits such as our new parental leave policy covering time off for birth mothers as well as birth fathers and mothers/fathers of adoptive or foster children, adoption assistance, and pet insurance.
Experian employees enjoy many other benefits through our employee discounts, company sponsored activities, and flexible total rewards packages. Many of our office locations provide onsite amenities such as fitness centers, game rooms, cafeterias and free snacks in break rooms. We support work/life balance with convenient offices in several metropolitan locations and flexible work arrangements when possible.
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