Innovation Technologies Head

Job Title: Innovation Technologies Head
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 1_110418
Contact Name: Eugenia Matusevich
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2018 16:42

Job Description

Our client is looking to hire an Innovation Technologies Head to look after new technology areas like AI, Blockchain, machine learning, biometrics and deep learning.


  • Lead technology innovation at the group level
  • Lead business units and group functions in piloting new tech (artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data etc) use cases
  • Lead relationship with external stakeholders (start-ups, technology companies, labs) on new technology
  • Lead capability development on new technologies at the group and the business units
  • Govern the use of new technology platforms across the group working closely with the group architecture team
  • Responsible and Accountable for building the innovation lab where new technology use cases can be showcased and competency developed


  • 15+ years of disruptive (digital disruption, devices, IOT etc) technology experience in complex international environments, preferably in insurance or financial services sector
  • Proven experience in managing large team sizes and also adept at stakeholder management
  • Critical thinker, natural leader and deal shaper from enterprise perspective with experience in managing and mentoring diverse cross-cultural teams within complex environments.
  • Understand the complexities and challenges of the organization, integrated processes, information and technologies in order to develop future-state models to best realize organizational strategies
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence and partner with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Innovative self-starter, highly motivated, business savvy with strong people skills
  • Experience in working with large engineering teams is an added advantage
  • Experience in the techno-functional domain is an added advantage