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Chief Science & Technology Officer



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023
Chief Science & Technology Officer at Simulmedia
Simulmedia, a trailblazer in revolutionizing advertising effectiveness across streaming, linear TV, video games, and tech platforms, seeks an exceptional Chief Science & Technology Officer. This pivotal role reports directly to the CEO and collaborates closely with the Chief Product Officer and Head of Engineering. The ideal candidate will champion the company's Science and Technology vision, steering the selection of cutting-edge technologies and architectures while spearheading research, development, and intellectual property initiatives.
Key Responsibilities:
1. Technology Visionary
● Strategic Technological Leadership: Drive the selection and implementation of innovative technologies and architectures in alignment with the company's long-term vision.
● Pioneering Initiatives: Spearhead groundbreaking initiatives to extend and fortify Simulmedia's patented TV+ technology, ensuring it remains at the forefront of advertising innovation.
2. Research & Development Leadership
● Innovative Research: Lead research endeavors aimed at enhancing advertising outcomes across diverse platforms including streaming, linear TV, video games, and major tech ecosystems.
● Intellectual Property Development: Direct the development of intellectual property, safeguarding and expanding the company's patent portfolio.
3. Global Science Organization Leadership
● Team Leadership: Lead a global team of scientists, engineers, and tech experts, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
● Strategic Alignment: Ensure alignment of the global science organization's efforts with the company's overarching goals and values.
4. Advancing Advertising Technology
● Optimization Strategies: Drive initiatives to optimize advertiser outcomes by leveraging Simulmedia's patented software platform.
● Cross-Platform Expertise: Extend the platform's capabilities to encompass various platforms, including streaming, linear TV, video games, and tech walled gardens.
● Education & Experience: A robust educational background in science, software, and/or engineering, coupled with a minimum of ten years in technology, science, or engineering roles, ideally within smaller technology companies.
● Digital Advertising Technology: At least 5 years of hands-on experience specifically within digital advertising technology, demonstrating a deep understanding of its nuances and challenges.
● Hands-On Expertise: Must be hands-on when it comes to software and data architecture, science, and working with teams, actively contributing as a doer alongside leading.
● Leadership Experience: Demonstrated experience leading software development, science, and/or engineering teams, showcasing strong managerial skills and a strategic approach.
● Industry Representation: Proficiency in representing companies and technologies in external activities, such as industry groups, conferences, and partner/customer engagements.
● Evangelization Skills: Ability to evangelize products and technologies effectively with partners, customers, and market influencers.
Additional Attributes:
● Strategic Thinker: A visionary leader with the capability to translate vision into actionable strategies, driving innovation within the advertising technology space.
● Adaptive Expertise: Adept at navigating evolving landscapes, staying updated with technological advancements and industry trends.
● Communication Skills: Excellent communication abilities to convey complex technological concepts effectively to diverse audiences, both internally and externally.
Join Simulmedia to spearhead groundbreaking advancements in advertising technology, pushing the boundaries of what's possible across diverse media landscapes. If you possess a deep passion for innovation, a stellar track record in technology leadership, an unwavering commitment to driving transformative change, and a hands-on approach to shaping technology and teams, we eagerly await your application!
We're required to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the unique facts and circumstances of each case, but a reasonable estimate of the current base range for this role is $250,000 - $300,000. Note that this range is specific to national metro areas and that offers take into account a wide variety of potential factors considered in compensation, including but not limited to skill, qualifications, accomplishments, experience, credentials, and business needs. Simulmedia offers competitive pay relative to its peers plus a wide range of best-in-class, comprehensive, and inclusive employee benefits. To learn more, visit our Careers Website.
Company Vision
To be the first place advertisers go to find and scale their high-value audiences and to elevate the accountability and performance of their TV and video advertising.
Check out our Excellent Benefits & Perks
● Fully paid premiums for employee and dependent medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability and life-insurance coverage for full-time employees
○ Medical by Cigna
○ Dental by Guardian
○ Vision by EyeMed
● Pre-tax plans for medical flexible spending, dependent care and transit/parking
● One-day-per-week remote schedule and flexible hours for better work/life balance in our New York office
● Flexible paid time off (PTO)
● Sick time off
● Extensive holiday schedule
● Generous parental leave policies after a year of service
● Phone and Data reimbursement program
● Fully paid Citi Bike membership and helmet stipend with Seamless+ and Lyft Pink
● Pet-friendly office
● Monthly happy hours, quarterly team building, plus tons of other fun events!
● Dedicated workshops for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
● Park Avenue office with 360-degree views and fully stocked kitchens
Simulmedia prioritizes diversity and representation in recruiting, embraces people of all backgrounds and works to create an inclusive culture to help all of our people thrive. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, height, weight, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Discrimination of any type is not tolerated at Simulmedia. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, time off, and compensation.
Simulmedia is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at