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Head of Business – WithSecure Foundry

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022
  • Helsinki +14 more
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022
  • Helsinki +14 more

WithSecure™ protects businesses all over the world from modern threats. We do this through a Co-security approach born from first-hand knowledge that no one can solve every cyber security problem alone. Every single day, our diverse, growing team fights against online extortion, threats to national infrastructure, the unlawful spread of sensitive information, and everything in-between.

The best part about working for WithSecure is our people! We are a community of dedicated and passionate professionals that take workplace happiness seriously. If you’re looking for something that’s more than just a job – we’d love to hear from you.

The WithSecure Foundry team is composed of makers and breakers whose mission is to provide cutting edge, yet accessible, security for mission-critical embedded systems. We research and develop new technologies and products as part of our bespoke security engineering services. Today, we are building a secure System-on-Chip (SoC), and are looking for a general manager that can help us in taking the Foundry vision forward.

We are seeking the Head of Business who is ready to lead an organization with a cutting-edge idea to global success. Since this is also a small organization, it would be good to have someone who has experience in building startup organizations, growing them and even making them independent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and organize the Foundry team for commercial success
  • Work with the Foundry founder in building a vision, roadmap and guidance on where and how to take the team forward
  • Define and execute the go-to-market strategy for the offering
  • Establish external relationships with potential customers for validation of assumptions and co-creation of products
  • Establish value chains with supply partners such as manufacturers and distributors
  • Lead the startup business towards growth

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in working with hardware startups
  • Several years with commercial operations including sales initiation and closing
  • Experience in an Integrated Circuits, Silicon Intellectual Property or hardware B2B sales process
  • Experience in selling, partnering and OEM’ing semiconductors
  • Understanding of hardware development and its related supply chain operations
  • Someone who has the needed connections with the semiconductor business any relevant industries such as automotive, financial or Industrial Control Systems
  • Knowledge of consumer electronics and mass production environment
  • Experience in building and delivering pitches for investors
  • Somebody who can be the CEO of WithSecure Foundry

What will you get from us?

  • Leading a startup organization that is building a game-changing tech for cyber security
  • Working with some of the most passionate cyber security minds in the industry
  • Working from any country that has an WithSecure legal entity
  • Having a platform where your thoughts and ideas are not only welcomed, but even celebrated
  • Support from the top leadership of the company
  • Opportunity to leave your mark not only in the company but also in the industry
  • Opportunity to help build something from scratch.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"We see the value of each and every person"
William Jardine
Managing Consultant
"The freedom is a big thing for me. The trust you are doing something worthwhile."
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At WithSecure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
"I joined WithSecure (previously F-Secure) straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

Purpose – Why we exist
We are here to build and sustain trust in a digital society
We are here to build and sustain trust in a digital society — trust that is threatened by uncertainty, fear and worry caused by cyber attacks and crime.

Vision – Where we are heading
No one should experience a serious loss because of a cyber attack
We envision a future where no one should experience a serious loss or be put out of business because of cyber attack or crime. At least no one who puts their trust in us.

Mission – What we do
Accelerate transition to outcome-based security
Our mission is to research, innovate and build technologies, human expertise and delivery-business models that will accelerate our customers’ and partners’ transition to outcome-based security.

Christine Bejerasco | Contact Person

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