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Business Development Mgr - NECX in Santa Clara, CA at NEC America

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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Location: Santa Clara, CA

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

NEC-X, a new business development company based in Santa Clara.

NEC-X is locatied in Santa Clara, CA.  Its mission is to develop businesses, using a lot of IP invvented in NEC's research labs, quickly in Silicon Valley ecosystems.  We are challenging to make the best combination of startups and an established big corporation.

NEC has a very strong IP portfolio generated by 800 scientists NEC has globally. NEC has research centers in Japan, US, Germany, China, Singapore, Israel and India.

At NEC X, people will be challenged to create a large and completely new business utilizing those assets owned by NEC.

Summary -

Incubates and develop new businesses for NEC by combining NEC assets and extenal talents and resouces. Contributes business development projects from both direct and indirect ways by utilizing own experience of startups and venture investments and Silicon Valley network. Brings briliant insights and ideas for NEC X to design its own corapote innovation framework and programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

Business development project lead (50%)

  • Lead a project team consist of 5-10 people assined from multipul organizations
  • Conducts multiple market research and competitive analysis
  • Surveys multiple markets to identify needs and opportunities
  • Creates business plans along with the research above
  • Plans resources and budget, and executing the plan made above

Business development project support (30%)

  • Advises project managers for their business development projects
  • Supports marketing, sales and engineering for the above projects
  • Intorduces individuals, firms and any resources for the above projects if available

Corporate innovation desgin (20%)

  • Participates discusions of designing corapotate innovation programs
  • Gives insights to the above discussions based on the own experience of startups and venture investments

Prerequisites -


Minimum a bachelor’s degree. MBA is preferred.


2 years of leading business development initiatives

2 years of product management and software engineering lead

2 years of involving early stage startups

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

Not required


Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, analyst journals, as well as governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Mathematical Skills:


Reasoning Skills:


Computer and/or Technical Skills:

Comuter science or software engineering


Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:

Office / Professional


Moderate to Low office environment


Regularly required to sit and occasionally required to stand.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision


Ability to deal with a high amount of organizational and client facing stress.


Ability to travel for business


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue.

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. The NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security efficiency and fairness of society. Under the company's corporate message of "Orchestrating a brighter world," NEC aims to help solve a wide range of challenging issues and to create new social value for the changing world of tomorrow. For more information, visit NEC at

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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