Director of Technology and Commercialization

Job Title: Director of Technology and Commercialization
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Technology
Reference: 56358_1720277345
Contact Name: Karen Cheng
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Job Description

About the company

Our client is one of the most well established conglomerates in Hong Kong with offices and operations across the globe. The company is currently looking to hire a Director of Technology and Commercialization to join their team, as they have expanded their innovation portfolio.

About the role

Reporting to the GM, this position will promote adoption of new technologies by performing technology assessments, market evaluations, and patentability analyses often for complex and multi-faceted commercial opportunities. Leading a team, you will conduct research and analysis to identify commercial IT applications and determine commercial potential within the various market applications. Aside from working with internal stakeholders, you will identify external partner and ways to position technologies in a competitive environment for their greatest commercial success. Lastly, evaluate intellectual property potential, conduct preliminary patent searches and patentability analyses.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or any related discipline
  • 10+ years of combined experience in the following functions: research, development, operations, business development, intellectual property management, innovation development, technology commercialisation
  • Knowledge to assess IP and its impact, generate licensing opportunities, negotiate terms and execute agreements
  • Strong leadership, communication, research/analytical, organisational, creative and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with building and launching new tech products
  • Having worked in a start-up environment or ran your own company will be an advantage
  • Good command in Chinese and English

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Karen Cheng at +852 3180 4921 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.