Head of Corporate Development and Strategy | Carbyne

Hi, we’re Carbyne. We’re on a mission to help emergency call centers save lives every day. As the leader in emergency collaboration technologies, we’re building a platform that brings game-changing capabilities to people in crisis, such as live video, instant chat, and location tracking. Our platform unifies the flow of life-saving information to emergency call centers, so they can handle emergencies faster than ever, and get to the right people, in the right place, at the right time. We currently provide services to over 400 million people in over eight countries around the world, and partner with Google, Cisco, Amazon, and Microsoft to deliver life-saving technologies. Want to join our mission-driven team? Read on.


About the role

Carbyne is on the search for a driven Head of Corporate Development and Strategy to identify and execute growth opportunities. This is a high impact, highly visible role in which you’ll work closely with our CEO and other members of the executive team to build a strategy for corporate development, identify and track transaction opportunities, execute deal processes from start to finish, and manage the post-transaction process.

In this role, you will drive M&A activities and investments, evaluate market forecasts and long-term trends, collect competitive intelligence, drive cross-functional business processes, and maintain business model innovation. You will work to synchronize strategies with corporate center plans, and translate long-term plans into short-term projects. 


Here’s what you’ll be working on:

  • Build and execute a strategy for corporate development by analyzing our current state, assessing opportunities for improvement, and innovating to ensure predictable, repeatable, and scalable results that attract and delight customers, drive revenue growth, and increase profitability
  • Lead acquisitions and investments in new businesses, as well as execute divestments and divestiture
  • Develop a pipeline of corporate development opportunities: tracking, valuing, negotiating, executing, and following through to internal integration
  • Collaborate with the CEO, the executive leadership team, and key internal stakeholders to align to the company’s strategic vision, expand the product’s global capabilities, and drive steadfast performance
  • Act as a consultant for internal cross-functional teams through integration processes, collaborating with Product, Engineering, Finance, People, Legal, and other functions that touch these teams
  • Instill a customer-first culture centered around placing Carbyne customers at the forefront of every business decision
  • Analyze market dynamics, market share changes, product line performance, and competitive intelligence
  • Identify key capital projects, joint ventures, potential M&A targets, and other strategic partnership opportunities, as well as strategic risks
  • Communicate strategy effectively throughout the company
  • Ensure suitable metrics are in place to measure performance and progress
  • Monitor execution of business initiatives
  • Experience in a corporate development segment of the business for a growing organization, with a broad understanding of all corporate development functions and how they work together to maximize growth
  • Experience effectively communicating strategic objectives and action plans to multiple teams across a variety of functions
  • Experience working within the tech/SaaS industry 
  • Strong leadership experience and ability to work with colleagues across multiple disciplines and in geographically dispersed locations
  • Proven success in evaluating, executing, and integrating acquisitions
  • The ability to set a vision, execute on a strategy, and roll up your sleeves and get into the details when necessary

What else we’re looking for:

We’re a mission-driven team with a strong set of values. We take them pretty seriously here at Carbyne, and want to make sure that anyone who joins our team takes them seriously, too. If you grabbed coffee with any of our team members, you would see that we:

Innovate. We think differently, and don’t lean on standard conventions.

Strive to be better. We’re always looking to improve. We define goals and measure ourselves against them regularly. 

Take ownership. We own our actions, complete our missions, and hold ourselves accountable for both. We care deeply about the success of Carbyne, our customers, our partners, and each other.

Are customer-first. We focus on making sure our customers are successful, and we build trust and practice full transparency at all times.

Benefits and perks - because you matter:

  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 401k, matching up to 4% of your salary
  • 12 weeks of full payment for maternity leave
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Competitive options plan
  • Reimbursement for internet and phone expenses
  • One-time budget for purchasing home office settings
  • Reimbursement for commuter expenses (if you work in the office)
  • Unlimited Udemy courses
  • Meal plan ($13/day)


Carbyne believes that every person has a right to equal employment opportunities without discrimination due to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, pardoned record of offences, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also strive for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibit harassment of any kind.

Note: We’re unable to sponsor employment visas at this time.

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