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Head of Invent



Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024
AltaML is a leading North American applied AI company with extensive experience in building and operationalizing AI solutions. We call our business model Invent and Scale, from industry agnostic to industry focused, which encompasses focus and domain expertise combined with an ability to understand workflows and how to get to generalizability with data. AltaML has multiple functional disciplines and joint ventures.
We are a company like no other – we believe in making small bets, failing fast, and being better together. We are looking for creative problem-solvers who obsess about the customer to find wins across different industries.
We don’t hire for fit; we hire to add. We are looking for people who play our core values of being: Agile, Gritty Humble, and Happy. If you’re passionate about AI/ML, thrive in a dynamic environment, and want to work with a diverse team of wickedly smart people, we want to hear from you!
Join our executive team as the Head of Invent, where you'll be a key player in leading our organization through the next phase of growth! Reporting to the Co-CEO, this role is pivotal for empowering leaders, driving service and sales excellence, and fostering strategic relationships.
With oversight for both Customer Solutions and Sales and Alliances departments, the successful candidate will thrive in an environment that demands constant high level, strategic, thought leadership, mentorship, and execution follow through, while balancing the efforts required to ensure a sustainable and scalable operation and business model(s).
This role demands a visionary leader with a strategic focus on building a high-performing team, fostering innovation, and positioning the organization for sustained success.
Responsibilities are broken down into six key areas:

Strategic Planning and Scalability:

  • Develop and implement scalable systems and processes to support long-term growth.
  • Provide strategic guidance for the organization's scalability and efficiency.

Revenue and Business Development:

  • Represent the company at events, pre-sales calls, and client meetings.
  • Lead multi-million dollar deals and drive vision for new offerings.
  • Review RFPs, conduct audits, and plan and attend QBRs.
  • Engage with Executive Advisors and senior ecosystem partnership meetings.

Client Success and Engagement:

  • Lead customer success reviews and touchpoints.
  • Attend milestone project meetings, events, and Advisory Boards.
  • Drive initiatives for enhanced client experience and delivery optimization.

Employee and Leadership Development:

  • Shape and lead initiatives for leadership development and succession planning.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.

Financial Oversight:

  • Lead initiatives for optimizing gross and net margins.
  • Collaborate on portfolio reporting audits and financial reporting audits.
  • Provide ideas for delivery optimization in collaboration with stakeholders.

Risk Management:

  • Co-create standard agreements with Legal Counsel.
  • Act as the final reviewer for contracts.
  • Address reputational concerns, providing leadership for the RAI Working Group.
Equal Opportunities
AltaML is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a safe, diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage qualified applicants of all backgrounds including ethnicity, religion, disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation, family status, age, nationality, and education levels to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.
We Look for A-Players Who:
- Express our core values
- Are hungry for knowledge
- Want to learn new skills
- Are respectful
- Collaborate with others across the whole company
- Share knowledge with coworkers
- Educate and promote AI and ML concepts both internally and externally
- Have a high work ethic and are self-motivated
Our Perks:
🌴Uncapped Vacation - For all full time, permanent employees. Seriously, take the time you need - when you need it.
🚀Make an Impact - Witness the impact your work contribution has on the success of our company.
👩🏿‍💻Working with PhD and Master Level Colleagues - Endless conversations around the latest in Machine Learning and Applied AI.
🩺Competitive Benefits - For all full time, permanent employees.
🏢 Office as a Resource - Hybrid work environment with state-of-the-art office spaces that ignite collaboration.
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Our Culture:
You will be working in a high-paced environment focused on creating unique ML solutions to problems across multiple industries to generate impactful value. You will be working at a company with employees who have multiple years of industrial and academic experience in data science, software engineering, product development, and machine learning fields.
You will be able to experience a collaborative company culture, which means we believe in working hard, getting the job done, and enjoying the group social on Fridays. You’ll also get flexibility in where you work, what hours you work, how much vacation you take, and what you wear. We expect hard work but respect work/life balance.
Core Values:
At AltaML, we are driven by our core values. We believe that by embodying these values in everything we do, we will exceed our customer’s expectations while creating a positive and empowering work environment for our team members. We are dedicated to living our values and strive to make them the foundation for our success.
We are entrepreneurial, determined, and resilient, pushing through challenges to achieve our goals.
We make decisions based on “little bets” creating a safe space to take risks. We embrace an interactive process, allowing ideas to fail quickly or be scaled iteratively. Together, we continuously refine and improve our approach to reach the desired outcome.
We listen to data, embrace new ideas, admit limitations and take ownership to solve problems. We constantly push ourselves to improve and excel.
We ignite passion and purpose by fostering a dynamic work environment. We encourage tap dancing to work, common sense over rules, empowering team members to find joy in their contributions, and being your authentic self.