Director of Product



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023

The Company:

Blackbird.AI is a respected AI software provider known for its innovative solutions that provide real-time insights. Our mission is to empower our clients by helping them understand disruptive narratives and navigate the complexities of the digital world. We are currently seeking a Director of Product to lead our product development. At Blackbird.AI, we pride ourselves on fostering a positive and collaborative culture that encourages growth and innovation.

If you're passionate about our mission and want to be part of a company with a great culture, we invite you to apply.

The Opportunity:

In today's digital landscape, disinformation has a significant financial impact on brands and organizations, with 87% of global executives acknowledging its importance. Blackbird.AI is at the forefront of this challenge, developing cutting-edge solutions that leverage machine learning to provide robust defense and counter-measurement strategies. Our work has gained recognition from leading Fortune 500 companies and national security agencies.


As the Director of Product, you will play a key role in deepening our understanding of our business, users, and customer journey. Your responsibilities will include overseeing product design and implementation, leading cross-functional teams, driving successful product launches, and making informed product decisions. Additionally, you will contribute to setting the strategic direction of our product line and collaborate with various teams to share insights and results.

Join our team at Blackbird.AI and be part of an exciting journey where you can make a real difference while enjoying a supportive and inclusive work environment.

Specifically, you will:

  • Define and execute the product strategy and roadmap in collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Lead the product development process, anticipate challenges, and ensure that any issues are promptly resolved
  • Oversee product launches and feature rollouts, ensuring alignment with overall company strategy
  • Lead and inspire cross-functional teams to develop innovative product solutions
  • Design and ensure the implementation of techniques to maintain platform security and scalability
  • Conduct market research to inform product roadmap and market positioning
  • Engage with key customers to understand their needs and use cases and ensure these are reflected in product developments
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in product management, with at least 3 years in a leadership role
  • Demonstrable understanding of AI and machine learning technologies
  • Experience in building and leading teams to deliver successful SaaS products
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • A keen eye for detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

Nice to have:

  • Master's degree in a technology-related field or equivalent experience
  • B2B Start-up experience
  • Experience in navigating a product through various stages of growth
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Work From Home
  • Stock Option Plan
  • Opportunities for career advancement and growth