A solid combination of technology depth and keen sense of business acumen. Ability to think and drive like an entrepreneur is a must. Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity inherent in advanced product and technology explorations.
Must be hands-on with building consumer facing applications and experiences. Deep appreciation for UX as a key ingredient a must, although expertise in UX is not required. Ability to conceive and rapidly build prototypes using appropriate technologies.
Demonstrated track record of driving innovations from idea to products, while bringing to life killer features to delight customers and users. Ability to track industry, usage and competitive trends, and calibrating products to excel in the market place.
Proven thought leader as demonstrated by disclosures, patents, research publications, blogs, industry standards, and customer and industry presentations.
Passion to mentor and grow technologist and engineers. Role model technical leader with vision and collaborative spirit.
Expert executive communicator on strategy, trends, innovations, and opportunities to influence directions and decisions.
Conversant with at least a subset of the computing domains: mobile and embedded operating systems, end point and cloud security, network security, browser platforms and internals, malware research, threat assessment, vulnerability assessment, zero-day exploits, privacy protection, machine learning and advanced statistical analysis and inference, spatio-temporal reasoning, crowd sourcing, social networks, image and text analysis, data mining, cloud-based analytics, performance modeling, object and face recognition, cryptography, identity, biometric authentication, content reputation, system level optimizations, compilers, code analysis and optimization, parallel and distributed computing, knowledge representation and reasoning, feature extraction, decision making systems, user experience design and analysis, and user research.