CEO, Founders Factory (New York)

Team: Factory - Operations (Full-time)
Location: New York

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    We are looking for a CEO for our new hub in New York. They will be tasked with building and managing a 50 person team of brilliant and diverse entrepreneurs and operators; working with C-Level executives at multinational corporates; and advising and supporting founders at every stage in their startups' lifecycle. The CEO will need to be able to inspire the best talent and entrepreneurs to work with them.

    Founders Factory New York will have 4 industry-leading corporate partners and create and grow nearly 150 startups over the next 5 years. For every partner we will build 2 startups from scratch and accelerate a further 5 each year. In scaling the team to operate these two completely bespoke programs there will be immense uncertainty and a set of uniquely diverse problems to solve. If you believe in empowering people to make an impact through entrepreneurship then it will be more than worth it. We are looking for someone who shares this vision and has the passion and expertise to achieve it.

    Requirements

    • Previous experience as a founder, operator and/or experience within a startup studio environment
    • Previous experience hiring and retaining a world class team
    • Ability to deal with uncertainty and multiple diverse problems
    • Ability to work with LPs and C-level executives
    • Strong network in the New York startup ecosystem

    Could this be you?

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