Responsible Innovation Labs is building the leading organization working at the intersection of founders and investors to create a new generation of high growth technology companies with responsible innovation at their core.
Responsible Innovation Labs aims align incentives through culture change, practical frameworks, and infrastructure. Our coalition includes world-class founders (like the CEOs of Cityblock, Gusto, Guild, Warby Parker), investors (like General Catalyst, Base10, Bessemer Ventures, Khosla Ventures), and advisors (like Ken Chenault, Youngme Moon, Lila Preston). Read our mission and charter.
Responsible Innovation Labs seeks a driven and passionate responsible innovation advocate whose values, personal mission, and expertise align with the organization’s commitment to building the infrastructure for a better technology industry. The ideal candidate is a coalition builder and charismatic leader with first-hand experience navigating the challenges and competing priorities of building and growing a high-growth start-up company.
This leader will need to be a technology insider with tech fluency, credibility, and confidence to mobilize funders, technology leaders, and policymakers to action in alignment with RIL’s vision for impact. We are looking for a leader who knows the tradeoffs tech entrepreneurs have to make, especially in early-stage, and how to balance them. A leader who believes in accountability, and the power and possibility of a free market where investors and founders hold themselves to a more responsible standard, while also driving profits. The Responsible Innovation Labs Executive Director understands the necessary balance and challenges, and brings others along with them. This values-driven leader has a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and the ability to serve as an exemplar for an organization’s values and foster an inclusive, high-trust, and respectful workplace.
The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to the vision of building and supporting responsible business practices, especially for early-stage start-ups, to shape the future direction of the technology sector. The preferred candidate will already have visibility, an established network, knowledge of technology policies and standards, and a track record of coalition-building among other successful business leaders.
The expected base salary range for this position is $200,000 – 240,000, depending on experience; in addition to salary, RIL will offer full health, dental and vision benefits.
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