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VP of Enterprise Solutions

Axion Ray

Axion Ray

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Axion Ray’s mission is to improve the quality and safety of innovative, engineered products - airplanes, electric vehicles, medical devices, home appliances, consumer electronics - by creating the world’s best proactive management platform, powered by the latest advances in artificial intelligence. Axion leverages bleeding-edge tech & AI stack to solve real-world problems. With investment from top Enterprise SaaS VCs like Bessemer, and key strategic partners such as Boeing and Raytheon, we are uniquely positioned to solve the hardest problems in manufacturing today. Our team includes experts in Enterprise AI from Palantir, McKinsey & QuantumBlack, and other successful Enterprise SaaS companies. Since our founding at the onset of 2021, we’ve deployed across some of the largest manufacturers in the world. If you want the chance to help build the future of manufacturing, join us!

We’re looking for a VP of AI Solutions to oversee the expansion of strategic priority verticals. This leader will be owning relationships with key executives, driving value for enterprises via Axion’s platform, and growing the customer base & revenue within the vertical. The GM will also partner with marketing and sales on go-to-market, developing vertical-specific playbooks, owning a P&L and providing vertical-specific feedback to the Product team. This person will lead teams across portfolios within their industry vertical, serving as the highest point of escalation to ensure success within their customer portfolio.

What you'll do:

  • Own the P&L and long term strategy for vertical expansion and account growth across portfolios within your industry vertical

  • Serve as highest point of escalation for the team owning executive (C-, VP-level) relationships with engineering leaders; oversee periodic executive readouts

  • Inform the high-level roadmap of Axion deployment for our key enterprise customers

  • Lead and hire a team who execute day-to-day customer operations. This includes ensuring customer data is ready for our platform, training new users, identifying insights, escalating and troubleshooting issues, creating value stories, and working with customers.

  • Ensure product deployments run on schedule, where we enable customers to understand their data and problems which can be solved using the platform

  • Work closely with senior executive leadership at customers to share insights and value stories

  • Work closely with customers to understand their technical requirements and objectives, and provide guidance on best practices for integrating our products into their systems

  • Collaborate with our sales and product development teams to identify and implement product improvements and new features based on customer feedback

  • Collaborate with product managers analyzing customer usage and behavior data to identify opportunities for improvement and proactively address potential issues

  • Work closely with Axion executive leadership to navigate our customers’ enterprises to secure budget for customer expansions and secure contracts

  • Eventually, grow your account base within your specific vertical, oversee a P&L associated with this vertical, and partner with marketing to create case studies & conferences for this vertical

Who you are:

  • 2-5+ years as an executive leader of customer-facing project teams, working closely with high level executives

  • 3+ years as a senior leader, managing director level reports and multiple teams

  • A proven team builder with a high bar and a history of attracting top talent from diverse backgrounds

  • Leverages problem solving, creativity and technical skills to help organizations use their data to drive impact

  • Enjoys deriving insights from data analysis, AI models and driving impact from them

  • Thrives in working in environments where priorities quickly shift and evolve

  • Nice to have: Experience in the AI domain, early-stage startups, or manufacturing verticals

Why Axion Ray

  • Join a fast-growing, early-stage startup with the chance to make a significant impact from day one

  • Our culture puts people first - we will encourage you to bring your full self to work and will set you up to succeed

  • Competitive compensation, meaningful equity, and benefits package

  • Career development and leadership opportunities

  • We bring a unique combination of technical and business skills, with company leaders from top tech companies like Palantir, business leadership from McKinsey, and automotive leadership from GM and Ford

  • We’re an interdisciplinary team that prizes collaboration & diversity of thinking

Axion Ray is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.