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23andMe

DNA testing

VP of Product
Mountain View, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Who we are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

What you’ll do

Drive our CEO’s Product Vision through the team and into a cohesive Product Roadmap with measurable OKR’s for each of the product feature teams.
Orchestrate tight collaboration with our CEO, key leaders in the Product & Engineering, Marketing, and Research organizations.
Incorporate research, business development, and regulatory into the overall product vision and roadmap.
Manage a high fidelity product feature review process throughout the design and development lifecycle at a weekly cadence with our CEO and product and engineering leaders.
Leverage your strong technical and scientific instincts to understand the fundamentals of the product features and content.
Manage, hire/grow, mentor, and inspire our team of Product Managers.
23andMe is now positioned for its next phase of massive growth and innovation. This person will need to help the product team transition to a new phase of innovation, creativity and speed.
Recruit and mentor a world class product team to deliver a world class product experience. Coach the team toward the long term vision while executing nimbly day to day.
With many large opportunities and lots of great ideas, 23andMe will also need to focus and sequence its investments. This person will need to help define a collaborative framework to help prioritize and focus efforts, and own defining a clear company-wide product roadmap with key stakeholders (Product & Engineering Leadership, CEO, POD Leads, overall product team).

What you’ll bring

The ideal candidate will possess mental agility and people agility.
Must be both a strong business leader and technical leader.
Ability to establish credibility with smart engineers and scientists quickly.
10+ years of world-class product management experience and leading large teams (10+ people).
Hands on and strategic - while you have the product vision to ensure long term success, you also have a sense of urgency for short-term execution.
Track record leading both young and mature initiatives, and team members of varying seniority.
Experience in a direct to consumer software environment.
Interest in, and knowledge of, new and “bleeding edge” technology.
Smart, humble, and mission driven.

About Us
23andMe, Inc. is the leading personal genetics company. Our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has over 2 million customers worldwide with ~85 percent consented to participate in research. 23andMe is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe we value a diverse, inclusive work force and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.