Data Council is the leading event and talent community for technical data professionals. We are growing internationally, and top data scientists, engineers, analysts and technical founders around the world look to our events for the best technical talks, career opportunities and community experiences.
Our flagship event is a deeply technical, 2-day, multi-track conference at the intersection of data -platforms, -science and -products. Running each year in SF, NYC, Barcelona and SE Asia our conference is beloved by our community and supported by amazing partners like Facebook, Microsoft, Lyft, New Relic, IBM, Capital One and other top companies & startups with strategic commitments to building the best AI products and teams.
Data Council also runs 20+ community-driven meetups around the globe as ever increasing numbers of data professionals become excited about our vision and seek to connect with each other.
As the Head of Operations you will lead operations at Data Council and report to our Founder. The Head of Operations will be responsible for leading and scaling all aspects of Data Council operations as well as representing the voice of our customer’s experience.
You will oversee various teams including event operations, partnerships and customer success. You will partner with the Head of Marketing to create a quality customer experience that continually improves Data Council’s event offerings and production experience while driving efficiencies and cost savings. You will work closely with finance to ensure operational capacity aligns with demand to drive efficiencies and leverage over time.
Passionate about people, product and leveraging technology and data to drive a better client experience, you will be a strategic and analytical thinker who will align with Data Council’s core values and be superior at building and leading high performing teams.
You’ll be excited about this role because you will:
Your experience and qualifications include:
Our Team & Approach
The Data Council team is fully distributed and embraces the remote work lifestyle. You’ll have the freedom to work from your desired location while attending our conferences and helping to grow our business worldwide.
We also strongly advocate the customer development model of the lean startup approach - our team is constantly exploring and testing ways to bring more value to our users. As a small team, each member is expected to maintain a close connection to our customers. We use systems and design thinking to come up with new ways to solve challenging problems in product-oriented ways - not by simply using the tired old playbook of basic event marketing techniques.
Why Work with Us
We're a scrappy-but-global-startup (operating a growing cash flow positive business!) that hails from the 500 Startups school of 'distribution hacking.’ We’re building a global community of highly demanded, deeply technical data professionals and academics.
Our network is our prime asset, and our community is made up of data engineers and scientists from every major tech company, as well as many influential startups backed by YC, TechStars 500 Startups and top VCs. Data Council sponsors include Facebook, Netflix, LinkedIn, Lyft, Spotify, Microsoft, Cloudera, Heroku, IBM, The New York Times and other great companies.
Data technologies are rapidly changing the world, and our community is at the epicenter of the hottest technical advancements and research in machine learning, computer vision, artificial intelligence, neural networks and deep learning. These technologies are literally transforming industries while simultaneously creating new opportunities and defining our future.
If you believe data is changing the world and want to be a part of growing the most deeply technical community-oriented business around the globe, join us.