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Innovation Leader

Innovation Leader

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Job Location 
Atlanta, Georgia

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What it is: As the New Product Innovation (NPI) Leader, you’ll get to work as part of the eVestment Incubator to research and deliver new solutions through the full new product innovation lifecycle. Leverage your institutional investment industry knowledge and experience developing SaaS and data solutions by serving as the leader of NPI defining new product strategy, identifying attractive new product opportunities, and executing on the most promising concepts to drive revenue and growth.



  • Create framework for generating and scoring NPI concepts
  • Use key market, client and competitive insights as well as financial and product data to identify and research NPI opportunities
  • Develop short and long-term strategies and business palns necessary to move NPI from idea to revenue
  • Conduct market sizing, competitive analysis, sophisticated financial modeling and revenue forecasting analyses to support business case development
  • Evaluate build vs. buy options like channel strategies, integration partnerships or M&A pipeline to accelerate NPI growth
  • Manage internal or external cross-functional teams to execute and deliver NPI. 
  • Collaborate closely with Investment Committee (executive-level NPI sponsors) to develop and execute recommendations


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated track record successfully commercializing new SaaS and/or data solutions
  • You’re skilled at client development & market validation, ensuring we build solutions that quickly find product/market fit,
  • You have a demonstrated ability to take complex information and summarize for a broad audience of executives, professionals, and field representatives
  • You have a proven track record of prioritizing and delivering results within an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment,
  • Demonstrated business acumen: understands the key financial drivers and dynamics related to growth and revenue goals of an organization
  • You’re able to perform both external, and internal, market analysis to understanding emerging trends, technologies, and practices,
  • You are analytics driven, using qualitative and quantitative data to help drive your product and business decisions,
  • You obsess over accurate & concise communication



What we need: The ideal candidate will have 7+ years business strategy experience preferred (e.g. corporate strategy, product management, consulting). 2+ years of directly managing business, customer, or product strategy projects. 3-5 years of creating solutions for or working with an Asset Manager, Investment Consultant, or Asset Owner in the Institutional Investment space.  Demonstrated responsibility for setting strategic direction of a SaaS-based solution a huge plus as is an MBA. The best candidates will have familiarity with product management methodologies like Pragmatic Marketing, Lean Startup, or similar.




We are eVestment, a Nasdaq company and we make smart money smarter. We are about giving institutional investors as much big data as they need to make smart investment decisions. BlackRock, UBS, Towers-Watson, Putnam and AON Hewitt are just a few of the clients who trust our cloud-based technology platforms. Recently we’ve been named top workplace, ranking #1 in the 2015 Atlanta Journal & Constitution “Top Atlanta Workplaces” list and ranking #15 nationally in the Fortune 2015 “Best Workplaces” list. Our environment is fun, smart, and collaborative. Casual dress, catered weekly lunches, unlimited PTO (because we trust our people), and regular teambuilding activities are part of what makes our environment awesome. We provide exceptional opportunities for development with a dedicated training budget, tuition reimbursement, and time off for training and certification preparation. We’ve also ranked consistently on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing firms list every year since 2007, and we have over 300 amazing team members around the globe.