Startup Winner Boombotix: Current Funding Round & Job Openings

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Boombotix is the leader in ultraportable audio technology. The Company started in 2009 with a vision to create an alternative to headphones. Since then, Boombotix has built out a full line of bundled hardware and software to drive the future of the music listening experience. Their product line incorporates wearable speakers and mobile audio synchronization software. Walden Venture Capital and David Dolby currently back the Company.

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About the current funding round:

Boombotix is currently raising a Series A2 round of $3M. The round is led by Walden Venture Capital with matched investment from Social+ (Ted Maidenburg) and Baseline Ventures (Steve Anderson) with additional follow investment from David Dolby. The round has $2.5M subscribed with $500k available.

About the Team
Lief Storer received a B.S. in Optical Engineering from UC Davis. He developed ultra-efficient fiberoptic LED lighting systems before starting Boombotix. He has skills in electromechanical design, business development, and branding. The core team includes Solidworks expert, Chris McKleroy as VP of Product, a full stack Ruby developer Ben Radler as VP of Technology, and Berkeley graduate, Mustafa Shaikh.

Job Openings
Upon funding, our top hires include a VP of International Sales another skilled Developer with background on Embedded Systems, and a Graphic Designer/Admin. Generally we look to build a small hyper talented organization where many hats will be worn. We need to continue to drive an accelerated run rate while investing in our future product pipeline/R&D.

Join GMIC SV as volunteer

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GMIC SV 2013 is around the corner and its time for you to be part of in a closer way. Last year we drew over 5,400 attendees from 42 countries, including entrepreneurs, executives, investors, and developers. This year we already have 6000+ people registered. We are looking for few volunteers to help with the conference from 10/21 to 10/23 during GMIC SV. Need a 1.5 – 2 days commitment. In exchange you will get a FREE gold passes ($249 value; access to all areas)

If you are interested, please fill in the form: http://tinyurl.com/mk6a8wm

More detail: http://sv.thegmic.com/volunteer-gmic/

• Volunteers must be available to attend two training sessions:

*Oct 12th: Conference Associate Program Introduction + Assignment

11am-11:30am: GMIC Introduction

11:30am-12:30pm: Conference Agenda, Floorplan Overview

12:30-2pm: Lunch, Position Overview + Assignment

*Oct 19th: Onsite Meeting (Time: TBD)

Assignments include:

VIP and Speaker Relations, monitoring session rooms, assisting at registration, material pick up, line management, and exhibition hall tracking.

*Individuals interested in VIP and Speaker Relations and becoming a Senior Staff (Leaders to the Junior staff) will be screened through an interview process

Requirements:

• Must show high level of professionalism, be flexible and confident

• Must be able to work for two 6 hour-shifts OR a full day (12 hours)

• Experience in working with media, operations, registration, marketing, IT, or content/speaker management is desirable•

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GWC is hiring: VP, GMIC Ambassador, and Sales Assistant

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GWC, the organizer for GMIC, the Global Mobile Internet Conference,  is hiring with multiple BD positions to accelerate our fast growth for GMIC SV 2013.

GWC has three types immediate openings:

VP or Director of Sales /BD, Mountain View

2  Sales Assistant (junior or internship), mountain View

3  GWC Representative / GMIC Ambassador (Partime), SF, NYC, LA, Europe

Go to http://sv.thegmic.com/jobs/ all the current openings

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About GMIC SV

GMIC – The Global Mobile Internet Conference is Silicon Valley’s largest mobile conference and expo drawing 10,000+ mobileexecutives, developers, entrepreneurs and investors from 30+ countries, hosted Oct 21-23 in San Francisco.

With the theme ‘Everwhere. Everything. Everyone.’, Mobile is no longer a technology contained in a smartphone or tablet. It has grown into a global innovation movement that affects how everyone interacts with everything, everywhere. The mobile experience, now augmented by emerging cloud and big data services, is being extended to cars, houses and even our clothes, therefore making them  intelligent, connected devices that have an intimate understanding of the user.

The conference consists of 8+ tracks including:

·   Thought Leader - Keynotes, fireside chats and panels from over 100 visionaries and executives representing the world’s leading mobile, internet, cloud and big data companies that are redefining the future of the industry and the world

·   Appspace & appAttack Developer focused, technical content around the mobile ecosystem and including a competition of the latest and great apps from around the world

·   G-Startup Startup focused panels and keynotes from successful founders and investors plus 20 startups from around the world competing for prizes and a chance to pitch on the Main Stage

·   Global Game Stars GGS aims to Connect, Educate and Promote game developers, and help them to interact with game platforms, publishers, distributors, VCs and media from all over the world

·   Mobile Distribution Analytics and Monetization A track dedicated to helping developers maximize the discoverability and availability of their app or service, track their progress and ultimately, make more money through new monetization methods

·   Connected Devices Watches, glasses, refrigerators, cars…everything will be connected to the cloud in the near future  and this track will explore the standards and platforms that are making this possible as well as the devices that are bringing it all together

·   Global Innovation Featuring country specific perspectives from some of the top mobile markets in the world including Brazil, India, China, Japan, EU, the Middle East and others

·   MoBiz – Covering how enterprises and SMB’s are utilizing mobile to grow and compete in the new economy

The exclusive content offered through these tracks cover the full spectrum of the mobile ecosystem making GMIC the preeminent platform to promote mobile technology and initiatives globally.

Past GMIC Silicon Valley speakers include:

·   Yuri Milner, Founder, DST Global

·   Tim Draper, Managing Director, DFJ

·   John Riccitiello, CEO, EA

·   Phil Libin, CEO, Evernote

·   Leijun, CEO, Xiaomi

·   Mihir Shah, CEO, Tapjoy

·   Tayloe Stansbury, CTO, Intuit

·   Vaughan Smith, VP, Facebook

·   Osama Bedier, VP Mobile Wallet, Google

Highlights of the GMIC: 

·   Keynotes, fireside chats and panels from over 100 Elite speakers representing the world’s best mobile companies.

·   High Level Participants including 10,000 execs, developers, entrepreneurs and investors from 30+ countries

·   VIP Dinner for speakers and VIP

·   Media coverage from Techcrunch, CNN, CCTV, PCMagazine, Bloomberg, Reuters, Venturebeat, ReadWriteWeb

·   Get maximum visibility and exposure to GMIC participants through a GMIC sponsorship or exhibition booth

A review of last year’s GMIC SV can be found here.

About GWC

GWC connects the mobile ecosystem across the world by enabling its members and clients to develop trusted relationships, learn market leading strategies, promote their initiatives and ultimately, grow their mobile internet business in key markets throughout the world. GWC Member network (Global Mobile Innovators)  include some of the world’s most influential executives, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in the mobile industry such as executives from Tencent, Nokia, Rovio, China Unicom, DeNA and Tapjoy.

GWC is the organizer of one of the largest technology conferences in the world, the GMIC (the Global Mobile Internet Conference) in Silicon Valley and Beijing. Each location is expecting over 10,000 attendees from 60+ countries in 2013.

GWC US is located in Mountain View. We also have offices in China, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Finland.

Be a founding team member for KS Mobile (7+ Positions open)

Jobs
Great ground opportunities for a silicon valley startup with strong international funding.  KS Mobile has more than 7 openings from Junior to executives.

If you are junior Admin/HR and available immediately, give a try, you may land a job next week. They would like to invite you for interview at Thursday / Friday at SF city.

KS Mobile is a fast growing Internet software company with hundreds of millions of active user base. To tap into the burgeoing mobile internet opportunities in North America and other major international markets, KS Mobile is looking for wildly creative and energetic talents to join in to launch its US operation soon in San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Job Title: General Manager, North America Operation

Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity for a world-class strategy, negotiation and operation leader to join the executive team as the General Manager to oversee the North America Operation. The General Manager is expected to provide excellent leadership and is responsible for leading the region’s strategic business development, negotiating key deals with partners and encouraging the organization to work efficiently towards common targets.

Responsibilities:

- Lead strategic business planning and execution of all initiatives specific to the North America region.
– Initiate, develop and maintain executive level relationship with key partners and drive user acquisition and revenue generation activities.
– Collaborate with the executive team to provide operational excellence in the day-to-day management.
– Help manage strategic headcount planning to ensure rapid, steady and fiscally healthy growth.
– Help promote an environment in which the sharing and movement of ideas, talent and other investments are aligned to maximize return on both capital and people investment.
– Represent leadership both within the operation and external to the operation with regular interaction.
– Lead monthly business reviews with the executive team and report to the Chief Marketing Officer.

Qualifications:

- Minimum of seven years experience of managing and promoting online applications in a highly competitive environment with a track record
with thoughtful initiatives and process improvements within a Fortune 1000 technology organization or a fast growing Internet company.
– Proven expertise in business development, marketing, project management or product management.
– Excellent communicator, both written and spoken, in both English and Chinese
– Ability to create, run and manage platform development and business KPIs
– Previous experience in managing both engineering and operations

  • Job Title: Marketing Director

Job Description: The Marketing Director is expected to develop product marketing plans and vision for how we can better reach our users and prospects on our mobile Internet products, with strong experience in developing and managing product marketing in a fast paced company.

Responsibilities:

- Demonstrate deep understanding of the competitive market and use cases for mobile apps and app markets (App Store, Google Play, etc.)
– Create and maintain product and feature-specific value propositions
– Create and maintain a strategic marketing plan for the product, with assistance from the Product Manager and Product Strategy
– Develop and execute on marketing campaigns for the product including advertising (online and offline), app store presence, SEM, PR, social media, and existing user retention
– Maintain touch-points with users both on both KS mobile official online properties and in-product real estate
– Drive communications strategy for each product version release and develop content recommendations to drive user engagement
– Manage product market performance to all internal stakeholders and senior management and turn insight from data into product and marketing deliverables

Qualifications:

- At least 5-8 years of experience in consumer marketing
– At least 2 years of experience marketing an app or apps marketplace
– Demonstrable passion in the mobile space, preferably mobile applications and content
– Proven ability to kick-off, manage and execute big marketing campaigns using in-house and external agency resources
– Excellent communication skills with peers, management, and cross-functional teams
– Deep analytical skills and ability to analyze data and research to create strategic visions
– Ability to work in a geographically distributed team
– Fluent in one language in addition to English a plus

  • Job Title: Director, User Experience

Job Description: The User Experience Director (UX Director) seeks best balance among considerations of user needs, technical constraints and business objectives, while working in a fast-paced collaborative environment. As the user experience leader for the company, the User Experience Director must be a self-starter with a proven track record of managing complex projects, including developing consensus among a passionate cross-functional team while keeping his/her ego in check when evaluating others’ ideas or reviewing data on designs.

Responsibilities:

- Lead the customer-centric vision, strategy, and execution of the user experience design
– Manage a small team of user experience staff including contractors
– Create wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and detailed specs to guide development
– Ensure that any house style and related UI patterns are documented and up to date
– Conduct regular design reviews to ensure design quality
– Ensure the team has the necessary user data to facilitate efficient decision making and to minimize design risk
– Work with product managers to refine & prioritize new scenarios
– Work with engineering to scope new functionality as well as to prioritize UX-related shortcomings
– Establish, collect & report objective metrics for UX that inform the overall business strategy
– Collaborate as part of sales, marketing, design and support activities

Requirements:

- 5+ years working in a UX role in a product or internet company
– Bachelor degree in a relevant field; design and HCI preferred.
– Established track record leading interdisciplinary UX teams including managing staff and contractors
– Awareness of different user demands in various cultures and markets.
– History of success working across organizational boundaries to launch products
– Strong understanding of user research methods including hands on experience conducting studies
– Knowledge of design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Visio, OmniGraffle, Axure, etc,
– Familiarity with web analytics and related user research tools such as Google Analytics, Flurry, Usertesting.com, etc.
– Familiarity with web technology such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript (hands on skills a plus)

  • Job Title: Senior Manager, Product Development

Job Description: We are giving a talented product manager the opportunity to really take the lead with the company’s product strategy. A Senior Product Manager should be passionate about technology and innovation, thrive with cross-functional teams and exhibit excellent analytical and product positioning skills. He/She is expected to be responsible for expanding product offering across multiple digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

- Crystalize business objectives into a clear product strategy
– Design product strategy and feature roadmap
– Active participation and leadership in early discussions with technology/product partners
– Analyze and optimize the product’s in-depth metrics regarding user demographics, user behavior and feature engagement
– Monitor competitor products and industry trends, in order to ensure the company’s product strategy is well positioned.
– Represent the voice of the product customers within the company: conduct surveys and detailed user research across different user groups and mobile industry executives
– Define features and design requirements in collaboration with the user experience team, ensuring those requirements are met before release
– Develop A/B and multivariate testing practices of all new feature releases and build good practice methodologies for feature optimization
– Discuss and develop product partnerships and integrations with potential partners in the app space

Qualifications:

- At least 5 years’ experience in a product management and/or strategy role in mobile or internet software sectors, with solid experience using a variety of analytics and data tools. Experience in top browser companies and mobile security companies is a plus.
– Experience working with app publishing, ad networks and data analytics.
– Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on data-driven decision making
– Strategic thinker with a strong understanding of freemium, traffic monetization business models
– Disciplined, well-organized and efficient, with a detailed and methodical approach to every project
– Excellent writer of product design briefs and specs, creating documentation with clarity and presentational excellence
– Good sense of functional interface design to ensure seamlessly collaboration with user experience design team

  • Job Title: Senior Designer, User Experience

Responsibilities:

- Work on the next generation of user experience with global practice.
– Demonstrate a broad depth of experience with emphasis on mobile applications or Internet software
– Understand best practices of User Centered Design, and apply it to achieving success within the technology.

Qualificiations:

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in related fields, with several completed complex technical projects
– Bachelor of Arts or equivalent experience. A master degree is a plus
– Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with product managers and engineering teams.

  • Job Title: Manager, Business Development

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for partners developments to drive user acquisiton in the US or/and other North America markets
– Identify, drive and optimize new international business opportunities
– Explore and provide business development plan.
– Locate and maintain strategic relationship with App Marketplace, content providers, service providers, mobile manufacturers and carriers
– Develop market research and main competitor analysis report to better support management decision making

Qualifications:

- BS/BA, Master’s degree a plus
– At least three years experience as business development and marketing professional or consultant in TMT sector
– In-depth knowledge about mobile apps development and key partner channels, including appstores, OEMs and carriers;
– Excellent cross-cultural communication skills as well as teamwork skills;
– Self-motivated, willing to learn and take up new challenges;

  • Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner

Responsibilities:

- Develop people strategies and support talent acquisition
– Lead core HR processes across functions (performance calibration, recruitment and retention, compensation, promotions)
– Support business and product teams to work on programs in areas of training, development, career mobility and job performance

Qualifications:

- BS/BA, Master’s degree a plus
– At least 2 years of HR experience as an HR Business Partner, Generalist and/or consulting background
– Superior verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chinese, with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy
– Proven project management and operations skills with demonstrated ability to manage regional and global projects and initiatives
– Ability to establish strong relationships at all levels and geographies throughout the organization and cross-functionally

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Great Wall Club US is hiring. Multiple positions.

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The Great Wall Club is a dynamic international network, focus on Mobile Internet industry, with a rapidly growing C-level member base. We have just started our business in the U.S. and are seeking for a passionate, tech loving well-rounded rockstar that can build the brand and drive sales of GWC products like the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC), GWC membership, sponsorship, and monthly events, among our American target markets.

Please note that this is a ground-floor, roll-your-sleeves-up opportunity. You will have an opportunity to wear many hats and play a hands-on role.

1.   Event Marketing/Sales: Full time / Part time / Intern

Your Profile

You have good “people skills” and negotiation skills. You have excellent writing skills and In-depth understanding of social media platforms. Previous conference sales experience is strongly preferred as well as knowledge of international business-to-business conferences.

Your Role

You will take on the sales duties as part of a more general management role including marketing and operations as well. You’ll be responsible to promote GMIC as well as selling tickets to the general publics by using all the possible channels, like PR, events, newsletters, blogs, and Social Media (preferably Twitter / YouTube /LinkedIn). You’ll also be assist in managing partnership for the events.

2.    Business Development: Full time / Part time / Intern

Your Profile

You are a confident sales negotiator with an excellent communication skills and previous experience of working in a target driven event sales environment. You will be self-motivated, be comfortable with speaking with high-level international decision makers and have excellent writing and organizational skills.

Your Role

You will be contacting international business executives in Mobile Internet Industry. You will be selling CEO membership, corporate sponsorship, group tickets, and exhibition booth space to both new business and existing contacts. You will be e-mailing marketing material, cold-calling new contacts and following up on enquiries.

We also have a few volunteer opportunities open. To explore all kinds of opportunities with Great Wall Club, please apply Here

Apple is hiring: Apple’s iOS SW and Mobile Devices Engineering Team interviewing in Bellevue

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iOS folks, if you are interested in Joining Apple at Seattle area, here is a great chance.  Detail from John, recruiter for Apple …
If you are interested in working on the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, with an amazing team, then Apple’s iOS organization may have opportunities for you.  Apple’s iOS team is hosting a career event in your town!  We will have Hiring Managers and Recruiters present to talk about exciting opportunities within the iOS division.

The career event will be on Thursday, October 20th from 9am to 2pm, and from 4pm to 7pm. 

 We encourage registering early to ensure your spot at www.seeuthere.com/Apple/2011iOSSeattle.  If you have any questions or would like to send a resume prior to the event, please email me at john_wallace@apple.com

I am looking for Applications & Framework Developers well versed in CS fundamentals with solid programming knowledge. We need sharp Engineers to work on
iOS/Mobile UI, Social Platforms, Games SDK & Game Center, Maps & Geo, Safari & WebKit, iPhone & iPad SDK, UIKit, Core Data and others.
We also will have hiring managers present to also talk about : Protocol Development Engineer, Modem DSP Firmware Engineer, Telephony Software Engineers,  Telephony QA Engineers, Carrier Certification/Field Validation Engineers and EPMs, RF Validation Engineers, OTA Wireless Engineers.
Please bring multiple copies of your resume, as you may be speaking with multiple hiring managers. We are growing quickly, so also tell your friends.  When you arrive please ask for John Wallace and also please send me a LinkedIn invite so we can stay in touch throughout our careers.
Best Regards,
John Wallace

Event Location:

Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown
11010 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA
98004

Great position: VP of USA Slaes for Hoiio

Jobs

Folks,

This is a great ground opening position from a very good Singapore based company Hoiio

  • Role: USA VP Sales for Hoiio
  • Background in Telecom and/or Cloud Services
  • Key Expertise required: Sales & Product Marketing
  • Able to lead a Team of Product and Marketing people in USA
  • Scope of Work for 2011/2012
    • Setup Hoiio USA with us
    • Launch Hoiio Connect Developer Network in Silicon Valley
    • Work with the Singapore R&D team to advance Platform development for USA developers
    • Joint cooperation with the Singapore and Hong Kong business team to launch USA Apps and Cloud Services in South East Asia and North Asia separately.