Director of Strategy, Capital One Labs, Clarendon

Capital One Financial   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 333 days ago

Clarendon Center (12089), United States of America, Arlington, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Director of Strategy, Capital One Labs, Clarendon

Director of Strategy, Capital One Labs, Clarendon

Technology is transforming the way we live.  Capital One is transforming with it into America’s leading technology based bank.  We’ve weaved technology into the DNA of our company and delivered world class banking and credit apps with 4+ star ratings and millions of users. Now we are setting our sites on disrupting the industry.

Within Capital One, Capital One Labs is an internal incubator that enables us to reimagine finance from within.  We challenge orthodoxy, push the limits of technology and leverage our formidable resources to create innovative new products and businesses for Capital One.  We have locations in New York City, San Francisco and right outside Washington DC.

We are looking for a Director of Strategy to help aim our Labs at transformative spaces and opportunities.  As a key member of our leadership team, you will help us identify and size opportunities and contribute to investment decisions.  You’ll help us ensure that our passionate and uber-talented entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and makers are pointed at problems that matter.  You help us better understand what the future might look like so we can design products that lead our customers to it.

You will:

·         Immerse yourself in our businesses, emerging trends and the fintech industry

·         Identify, deeply understand and size strategic opportunity spaces

·         Produce data-driven analysis to substantiate hypotheses

·         Conduct competitive reviews, collect and analyze relevant data and build the business case for investments

·         Provide key guidance for Labs investment portfolio

·         Recruit, develop, support a small team of strategists

Basic Qualifications:

·         A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

·         At least 5 years experience as a consultant, entrepreneur or product lead

·         At least 2 years experience in a leadership role

·         At least 1 year of management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

·         An MBA or equivalent experience