Advanced AI Technology Program Lead – AI Advance

  • Full Time
  • Madison

Website Hewlett Packard Enterprise

What you need to know about the job

Job ID: 1112638
Date Posted: 1/21/2022
Primary Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Other Locations: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America; Bloomington, Minnesota, United States of America; Houston, Texas, United States of America
Job Category: Engineering
Schedule: Full time
Shift: No shift premium (United States of America)

HPE’s Advanced AI Solutions & Technologies (AST) team’s goal is to expand HPE’s AI offerings and market leadership by identifying and evaluating advanced capabilities and emerging trends in AI. One of the team’s key initiatives, the AI Advance program identifies, evaluates, and builds partnerships with early-stage AI start-up companies. This program began in 2020, and we are looking for a leader to expand and scale it. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a mix of technical and business acumen to drive a key part of HPE’s overall AI strategy. Reporting to the Head of Advanced AI Solutions & Technologies within HPE’s AI Strategy & Solutions organization, the “Advanced AI Technology Program Lead – AI Advance” will work across HPE, partnering closely with CTO and HP Labs, HPE’s product and engineering organizations, technical pre-sales, HPE’s Pathfinder venture team, and corporate development.


We are looking for someone with passion for new and emerging AI technologies and a willingness to “do what it takes” to achieve results. If you enjoy working with start-up companies, love working across organizational boundaries, and thrive in a fast-paced, evolving business environment…this role may be for you.



  • Run the AI Advance program including:
    • Identifying and meeting with AI start-up companies
    • Overseeing hands-on technical evaluation of potential partner companies
    • Working across HPE to identify and implement customer pilots
    • Developing deeper technology partnerships with promising technology providers
  • Work closely with HPE’s AI Portfolio and Business Development team to conduct technical evaluations and develop partner solutions
  • Engage key stakeholders across HPE
  • Serve as primary POC for AI start-ups within the HPC/MCS & AI Business Unit
  • Expand and mature the program through strategic outreach and industry partnerships
  • Present AI technology-related findings and recommendations to senior business leaders and executives


Education and Experience Required:

  • Masters or MBA with 10+ years of experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with advanced AI technologies and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive from ambiguity to structure
  • Demonstrated experience conducting market analyses and developing a business plan


Additional experience preferred:

  • Strong ties within the AI start-up and venture investing space
  • Prior experience developing or managing new programs
  • Prior experience working in a client- or customer-facing role
  • Prior experience building strategic partnerships


What we bring to you

Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and participation in the shared values and purpose that make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers! At HPE, our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.


If you are looking for challenges in an exciting, supportive and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at

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Diversity and Inclusion
HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.





This role has been designated as ‘Edge’, which means you will primarily work outside of an HPE office

HPE is an equal opportunity employer/Female/Minority/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Status

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