Director, Corporate Strategy
Company: Pure Storage
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 13, 2022
BE PART OF BUILDING THE FUTURE.
What do NASA and emerging space companies have in common with COVID
vaccine R&D teams or with Roblox and the Metaverse?
The answer is data, -- all fast moving, fast growing industries
rely on data for a competitive edge in their industries. And the
most advanced companies are realizing the full data advantage by
partnering with Pure Storage. Pure's vision is to redefine the
storage experience and empower innovators by simplifying how people
consume and interact with data. With 9,000 customers including 50%
of the Fortune 500, we've only scratched the surface of our
Pure Is Blazing Trails And Setting Records
For eight straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the
Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation
have earned us a certified Net Promoter Score in the top 1% of B2B
Industry analysts and press applaud Pure's leadership across these
And, our 4,000+ employees are emboldened to make Pure a faster,
stronger, smarter company as we go
If you, like us, say "bring it on" to exciting challenges that
change the world, we have endless opportunities where you can make
Our Strategy team is looking to accelerate Pure's innovation and
growth engine to an even higher level. The team has the unique
responsibility of helping the executive leadership team and
Business Unit GMs with plans for the next wave of strategic bets.
We are looking for an experienced results-oriented executive to
join us on this mission. This will be an incredible opportunity for
a proven leader with a demonstrated track record of driving
strategy and company-wide, cross-functional initiatives at a tech
This role will report directly to the Chief Corporate Development &
Strategy Officer and work alongside the M&A team and Strategic
Planning group (which also reports to the Chief Strategy Officer).
The role will provide significant interaction and influence across
the Executive Leadership team, particularly with the Business GMs,
CFO, and CEO. A successful leader in this role must drive for
results with integrity, seek stakeholder-focused solutions, and
bring a balance to long- and short-term priorities. The person must
be able to work in a collaborative environment; be a self-starter
and feel comfortable in an ambiguous, constantly evolving,
fast-moving environment of shared accountability.
Lead key strategic projects internally that have company-wide
implications on the various business units and their own unique
Drive & utilize strategic analysis and insights into our market
opportunities within existing and potential new markets
Support M&A strategy and business case formation
Work closely with Strategic Planning team on annual strategic
planning process and long-range plan
Be a thought leader and influencer at the senior most levels within
Lead projects that can range from market expansion strategies, to
M&A and partnership evaluations, to cross functional
Drive continuous engagement with the executive leadership team on
strategy review and iteration
Analyze industry trends, competitive threats, expansion
opportunities and internal performance
Deliver analytically rigorous and data-driven insights to support
actionable strategic recommendations, business prioritization, and
company-wide strategy communications
Simultaneously manage multiple initiatives on strategy and
Demonstrable leadership and influencing skills in a team setting,
including extended teams where members are often not direct
Map and build points-of-view on the Storage, SaaS and
Infrastructure market and its adjacencies, assessing each of its
segment's TAMs, growth rates and strategic potential for Pure's
entry or expansion
BE YOU-CORPORATE CLONES NEED NOT APPLY.
Pure is where you ask big questions, think differently, and make an
impact. This is not just a job, but a place where you have a voice
and can accelerate your career. We value unique thoughts and
celebrate individuality, and with ample opportunity to learn,
develop yourself, and expand into different roles, joining Pure is
an investment in your career journey.
Through our Pure Equality program, which supports a flourishing
field of employee resource groups, we nourish the personal and
professional lives of our team members. And our Pure Good
Foundation gives back to local and global communities through
volunteering and grants.
And because we understand the value of bringing your full and best
self to work, we offer a variety of perks to manage a healthy
balance, including flexible time off, wellness resources, and
company-sponsored team events.
PURE IS COMMITTED TO EQUALITY.
Research shows that in order to apply for a job, women feel they
need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after
meeting about 60%. Regardless of how you identify, if you believe
you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to
Pure is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color,
national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related
medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age,
status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a
disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the
laws of the jurisdiction in which you are being considered for
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you
may contact us at TA-Ops@purestorage.com .
APPLICANT & CANDIDATE PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVACY NOTICE.
If you're wondering how or why Pure collects or uses information
you provide, we invite you to check out our Applicant & Candidate
Personal Information Protection Notice .
DEEMED EXPORT LICENSE NOTICE.
Some positions may require a deemed export license for compliance
with applicable laws and regulations. Please note: Pure does not
currently sponsor deemed export license applications so we are
unable to proceed with applicants requiring stated sponsorship.
PURE'S COMPLIANCE WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT COVID-19 MANDATE
In accordance with Pure's policies, current and anticipated federal
regulations, and our ongoing commitment to prioritizing the health
and well-being of our employees, partners, and customers, and the
community at large, where permitted by law, all Pure employees and
contractors working in the United States are expected to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022. Should
you require an exemption for medical or religious reasons, you must
initiate Pure's exemption request process which will determine if
an exemption can be granted in accordance with applicable local,
state, and/or federal law.
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