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Director Technology Partnerships

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Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
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JR-0000061921 Requisition #

Western Digital®

The next big thing in data is you!

Build relationships with engineering, business and marketing teams at core technology companies to develop a comprehensive partnership strategy from product roadmap and joint emerging technologies through product launches and go-to-market plans

The ideal candidate has solid technical background and proven expertise in driving effective technology and marketing engagements in a highly matrixed environment. The role requires a track record of leading a team with balanced strategic thinking, transformational change, and meticulous execution delivering on current business priorities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with internal OEM and Channel customer teams to ensure sustained, end-to-end engagement from engineering through public communication
  • Manage a team that defines the next generation of the consumer gaming experience by developing joint hardware or software solutions to deliver on that vision
  • Develop and manage similar B2B engagements in IoT, automotive and data center segments.

 

REQUIRED:

 

  • Degree from an accredited university, MBA a plus
  • At least 8+ years of relevant technology experience
  • Passion for technology and how it improves and enriches people’s lives—work and play.
  • Understanding of storage industry, gaming, or software development
  • Experience developing a business pipeline and working with Tier1 partners
  • Experience in sourcing, managing and negotiating with partners
  • Inclusive leader that considers all input, makes decisions, and keeps the team moving forward
  • Strong leadership skills to lead complex programs, multi-task, and influence in a highly matrixed organization to drive internal alignment
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities, particularly to C-level executives
  • Willingness to travel (when appropriate and safe to do so)


ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL®

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.

Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, SanDisk®, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

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