Head of Product at App Annie
San Francisco, CA, US

App Annie is looking for our next visionary product leader...is that you? Take a look and see for yourself! 

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The Head of Product will be responsible for bringing energy, commitment and high-quality management to App Annie.  This will require strong leadership as well as a roll-up-your sleeves, meticulous hands-on mentality with a strong sense of urgency. Coupled with a strong technical acumen, s/he must be able to simultaneously manage multiple products in a global environment.  This individual must have a passion for creating elegant viral products that delight customers.  The Head of Product seeks to have an intimate understanding of the value our products provide our customers, drives to improve that value everyday and aligns that product experience with our premium brand.  The Head of Product will lead a team of 60 individuals comprised of product managers, data scientists, data acquisition engineers and 1st party data engineers.  This individual will work closely with our international engineering teams as well as our global go-to-market organizations. 

We at App Annie are the only company bringing together 1st party and 3rd party data capabilities together to go after one of the largest manual problems in the enterprise yet unsolved- how do you optimize on mobile and maximize CAC, LTV, ROAS and ROI? Brands and Publishers worldwide will trust us for this calculus and we will become mission critical. We will use data science to drive predictive and prescriptive solutions. We will be the FICO credit score for mobile performance. We will make history and we will do all of this with uncompromising style in terms of how we treat and value one another. App Annie serves a diverse mix of customers with 60% of revenue being international across all industry verticals.

How will you be doing this?

Bring discipline and process improvement to the product organization, delivering roadmap on time

Get deeper feedback from our clients, and drive clarity around what customers want and why (across a variety of segments), 20-25% of time in front of customers

Enable the company to scale in terms of delivering products to market. Work well with engineering teams based remotely in Beijing, Vancouver and Utrecht, Netherlands

Increase market opportunity through driving the roadmap, develop viral products and continuously improve product and data quality

Ensure the organization has the product capacity to fulfill the broader vision while supporting near-term strategy and business priorities across the entire suite of App Annie’s products

Utilize data science to provide advanced predictive and prescriptive capabilities and make the data come alive

Drive and participate in “build vs. buy” decisions associated with acquisition opportunities

Collaborate well with the existing executive team. Work cross-functionally with sales, marketing and engineering

Manage an org of 60+ and grow the organization as the company continues to ramp

The Head of Product will report directly to the CEO at App Annie. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

What will you bring to the team?

The ideal background includes the following elements:

15+ years of Product Management experience, specifically in SaaS/Cloud. Domain expertise in areas such as mobile, analytics, data, enterprise SaaS

Proven experience managing a sophisticated product suite across multiple segments (verticals + international)

Design and modern UX management experience are crucial. Knows how to build elegant viral products that delight end users

Demonstrated working ability to partner with Sales and Engineering to bring customer needs and requirements into product

Proven experience building and leading world-class Product Management teams in innovative, modern software companies known for great product

Combination of large and small company experience is ideal but the proven ability to scale in an entrepreneurial, rapid growth environment is a must

Global experience and proven ability to work with international remote teams is a must

Strong executive presence; highly influential both externally with customers and partners as well as at the senior management level within App Annie

Graduate degree required, ideally in a technical field

Personal Attributes and Values

Coupled with one’s experience are the personal qualities which determine an individual’s ability to lead and be credible with internal and external audiences. Such qualities include:

A pro-active, meticulous, hands-on passionate individual able to command respect of the entire organization through leadership, intelligence, creativity, hard work, detail orientation and presence

Entrepreneurial, bold and comfortable with risks. Ability to be effective in a dynamic, fast paced environment with few resources and significant ambiguity

Cross functional team player. Track record of building positive relationships with peers and others within a company

Continuous and thoughtful listener & communicator; proven ability to gather and use customer/market input in improving existing programs and launching new initiatives

Philosophical alignment on the importance of UX as a passion and someone inspired to match the product experience to the premium brand

Unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character; demonstrated high moral and ethical behavior

What do we offer?

Stock options and competitive compensation

Relevant tech tools

Daily catered lunches, snacks, fruit, and coffee

A beautiful office located in the heart of downtown SF within walking distance of the Montgomery BART station and other public transportation routes

A 401K plan; Great health, dental and vision insurance packages; Yearly fitness stipend

Commuter benefits that make getting to and from work a breeze

Why choose App Annie?

App Annie is the industry's most trusted mobile data and analytics platform. App Annie's mission is to help customers create winning mobile experiences and achieve excellence. Founded in 2010, the company launched the first mobile market data solution. In 2019, App Annie acquired Libring, an advertising monetization and spend offering. Together, these solutions comprise the industry's most complete mobile performance platform. More than 1,100 enterprise clients and 1 million registered users across all geographies and industries rely on App Annie to drive their mobile business. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 350 employees across 12 offices worldwide. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, IDG Capital Partners, e.ventures, Greenspring Associates, and Greycroft Partners.