Vice President of Product Incubation in Mountain View, CA

$250K - $500K(Ladders Estimates)

Zume Pizza   •  

Mountain View, CA 94035

Industry: Food & Beverages


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago


Reporting directly to the President of Zume Forward, the Vice President of Product Incubation will be a key member of the Zume leadership team and will be responsible for driving the efficiency, profitability, and scalability of a newly-established business line focused on developing and bringing to market new appliance and sensor technologies to enhance food delivery and food logistics infrastructure. The Vice President will bring extraordinary competence and expertise in designing, implementing, and scaling sales of business-to-business hardware technologies and leading large production and product organizations. As an innovative and entrepreneurial leader, the Vice President will play a critical role in creating and maintaining a customer centric culture of accountability, employee engagement and achieving operational excellence


  • Direct and manage Zume Appliance (IoT and sensors division) business plan development, including go-to-market strategy, pricing, customer engagement, and product roadmap development
  • Craft and execute the long-term strategy and sound foundation for Zume's Appliance operations. Develop the scalable processes, drive technology selection, and hire great talent that will position this business unit for optimal growth and unit profitability
  • Plan, build, staff, and launch supply chain operations to support global production and distribution
  • Establish key OKRs and reporting metrics across the organization and effectively develop strategies to achieve critical business goals
  • Create and maintain a culture of speed, accountability, and employee engagement across all locations and disciplines


  • Deep experience and domain knowledge in consumer technologies/sensors
  • Experience with owning a P&L, building and operationalizing a business, and driving revenue through hyper-growth
  • Experience building and launching production and supply chains
  • Demonstrable history of building and leading sizable organizations and implementing large-scale processes, structures, and metrics to enable high growth
  • Effectiveness in cross-functional collaboration across a diverse set of teams and functions.
  • Deep understanding of how to leverage data and analytics to increase productivity and revenue
  • History of success building teams from the ground up with an intuitive understanding of how to create a robust and dynamic organizational culture
  • 10+ years in a leadership role


  • 100% company-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for you and 75% for your dependents
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Daily catered lunch
  • The opportunity to work with an incredibly supportive team of thinkers and innovators

Valid Through: 2019-10-14