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Job ID: JR0033033
Job Category: General
Primary Location: Bangalore, KA IN
Other Locations: India, Mumbai;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

AI Academia Tech Program Manager

Job Description

Description and Deliverables

This is a business development and technical specialist position responsible for owning Artificial Intelligence Academia Programs goals for APJ region and be the lead evangelist for AI developer engagements in the region. As part of the role , the individual will also be responsible for driving strategic partnerships with key Academic Institutions in APJ.

Exposure to Artificial Intelligence and HPC compute technologies, and other Intel technologies in AI space is required. Reasonable experience and understanding of the Higher Ed ecosystem and trainings in technology area is desirable.

Proven ability to work in highly dynamic, sometimes ambiguous environment where juggling multiple urgent tasks is routine.  Ability to engage developers, ISVs, Academic Institutes and Universities in executive level discussions and scale activities to help drive business/deal negotiations to closure.  Proven track record for initiating, driving, and growing innovative programs.

The candidate will be required to build relationships with key academic Institutes and academia developers in APJ. He/ She Will also be required to drive programs with measurement criteria to motivate and engage student developers and independent software vendors towards writing software applications running on Intel Architecture. The candidate will have to engage student developers through a variety of marketing channels such as Webinars / Trainings and Meetups. It will also involve managing training agencies working with Intel to achieve the AI developer KPIs.

The candidate will also have to engage content and support partners who are supporting the Academic Program for Intel.



    • 10+ years of experience in working in tech company engaged in software development or research or product enginnering.
    • Candidate should possess an Engineering degree or equivalent in Marketing from a reputable university and should be well versed with concepts of Artificial Intelligence
    • knowledge of Machine Learning / Deep learning frameworks is preferred
    • Understanding of Academic Program engagements is appreciated

    Additional qualifications include:

    • Must be able to describe technology solutions and usage models in business terms and demonstrate business value to consumers
    • A pro-active self-starter who can operate both individually and as part of a team
    • Outstanding needs analysis, positioning, business justification and closing skills
    • In-depth knowledge of Internet, Technology, Online Marketing, Social Media and Applications
    • Superior presentation and excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to manage relationships at all levels
    • Ability to national and international travel where needed
    • Strong evidence of marketing skills with proven track record of negotiating and influencing skills
    • Experience in working in a multinational and multicultural environment

    Inside this Business Group

    The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) connects Intel to the worldwide software community. SSG strives to bring competitive advantage to Intel platforms by helping independent software vendors, operating system developers, OEMs, channel members and systems integrators deliver exceptional customer value and achieve differentiation on Intel® processor technologies. SSG provides global leadership to the software community through its technical expertise, industry enabling activities, and developer products and programs.

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