What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Ventures seeks an individual reporting to the Managing Director of Verizon Ventures Israel

Key responsibilities include:

1. Investment Theses Development:

  • Research emerging technology trends and work with senior management to develop investment theses.

  • Subscribe to relevant research and attend relevant industry centric events and maintain research repository for the Israeli (and global team when relevant).

2. Build pipeline of potential investment prospects

  • Proactively network and attend industry events and scouting meetings.

  • Build network and trust with Associates and Principles of top tier co-investors.

  • Source, pre- screen and review new technology startups in investment theses areas; Work with the Israeli senior team to qualify deal opportunities.

3. Deal Execution:

  • Conduct high quality in-depth technical, operational and financial research as part of deal due diligence.

  • Prepare forecasts and DCF valuation models with appropriate operational and financial benchmarking analysis.

  • Assist in preparations of all necessary documents for Investment Committee.

4. Portfolio Management:

  • Assist Investment team in board-level management of portfolio companies.

  • Track and report key metrics associated with all aspects of the investment pipeline, portfolio partnership efforts, and innovation exploration.

  • Continuously drive venture development activities between portfolio and internal stakeholders within Verizon and partners of Verizon to ensure value creation as a strategic investor.

  • Oversee external research and internal portfolio and pipeline analysis tools for the Ventures team, comparing alternatives available and negotiating contracts.

5. Internal deal CTO

  • Conduct in-depth technology due diligence on all potential deals.

  • Work with all global internal tech teams to help source innovation from Israel for Verizon.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • 10 or more years of relevant experience, including:

    • CTO/ Head of Engineering at a software company.

    • Experience in technology investments, or in a global Management Consulting firm, or in Investment Banking.

  • Experience working for a global company.

  • Interest in new emerging technologies.

  • Passion for venture investing and be a self-starter.

  • Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and proven ability to motivate peers and supervisors to action.

  • Demonstrated excellent presentation and communication skills in English and the proven ability to communicate ideas effectively, at all levels of management, throughout the organization.

  • Attention to detail and a collaborative approach to sharing insights.

  • CFA or MBA is a plus.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.