General Information

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Career area:
Sales Support
United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Lenovo is one of the fastest growing technology companies on the planet, with growth outpacing our competition quarter after quarter and we’re growing! Lenovo’s fundamental belief is that life rewards those who Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way. We are looking for the person who challenges the ordinary and seeks to innovate in learning, while also balancing execution. The Global Accounts Chief Technology Officer (CTO), reports to the VP/GM of the Technology Vertical. They are responsible for establishing the company’s vision in the Technology Sector and engagements within the C-suite of Fortune 500 customers.

• University degree in the field of computer science, business administration, or another rigorous discipline. 
• An advanced degree or industrial certification is a plus. Knowledge & Experience 
• 10-15 years of IT experience in Technology industries, either as technology provider or end user. Regional & Global experience is an advantage. 
• Expertise in end user device compute to data center infrastructure. 
• Deep knowledge on IoT, AI, Edge computing & Software Defined Data Center. 
• Relationships across Technology Sector ecosystem 
• Experience in new technology startups, Lenovo Technology clients a plus. 

 The CTO is the Global Accounts top technology executive, playing an integral role in strategic direction, development, and future growth Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Identify opportunities and risks for the business.
• Provide inputs for research and development (R&D).
• Define and communicate company values and standards for acquiring or developing systems, equipment, or software.
• Customer Executive engagement.
• Monitor technology and social trends that could impact the company. 
• Participate in management decisions about vertical business 
• Communicate the company's technology strategy to partners, management, investors and employees.
• Maintain current information about technology standards and compliance regulations. 
• Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization. 
• Share knowledge, mentor, and educate the organization’s investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders with regard to the company’s technological vision, opportunities, and challenges. 
• Supervise recruitment, training, retention, and technical organization in accordance with the company hiring process, personnel policies, and budget requirement. 
• Promote achievement of the company’s business goals within a context of community collaboration by developing policies for sharing software code, technological innovation, business processes, and other intellectual property. 
• Contribute to open source software development, standardization of technologies, and evolution of best practices by collaborating with peers outside the company, releasing code, presenting at conferences, and writing for publication (online or offline). 

Formal Education & Certification:
• Customer Executive engagement & Network in the industry 
• Experience with startup companies is an advantage
 • Communities, Open Source, Industry panel/presentation recognition. Personal Attributes 
• Proven leadership ability and ability to work in complex matrix organization. 
• Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills. 
• Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences. 
• Exceptionally self-motivated and directed. 
• Keen attention to detail. 
• Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
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