IEOR - Designing a More Efficient World

Entrepreneur In Residence to Peter Diamandis at PHD Ventures

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Employer: PHD Ventures

Expires: 04/17/2020

The role of a Strike Force member is to serve as a thought partner, strategist and problem solver as Peter grows his current companies and creates new ones.The ideal candidate for this position has the following attributes/skills:An entrepreneur with the innate ability to be creative and operate as a quick-start.Strong marketing and sales skills. Has sold stuff. Knows how to pitch an idea.Is a problem solver. Shows initiative.Can handle stressful situations, multi-task & ‘get shit done.’Is a strong researcher and writer – can create briefing docs and PPT decks quickly & iteratively.Is a critical thinker.The ideal candidate for this position has the following background:Ideally has a medical background (MD, PhD, MD/PhD), OR has extensive knowledge of the world of biotech, genomics, CRISPR, cellular medicines/therapies, genetics, or similar (degree not needed, fluency is a must).And/or, has a strong technology background; has expertise and fluency in multiple exponential technologies: AI, ML, Robotics, AR/VR, 3D Printing, etc.Duties will include, but are not limited to:Traveling with Peter on a global basis;Participating on every phone call of importance and in every meeting of importance, globally;Researching, note-taking and following up on key items and projects;Acting as a ‘second brain’ in every conversation and situation;Representing Peter and his companies with the utmost of professionalism;Developing key theories and having the ability to execute on them;Supporting sales of products;Solving problems assigned of any scope and magnitude.This is an incredible opportunity to be at the center of everything Peter is working on, and to contribute your skillset and cognitive abilities, adding value to every vertical of Peter’s businesses.NOT a 9-5 Job:This is not a normal 9-5pm, Monday-Friday job.This is a role that will require 120% of your commitment, focus and drive. This includes extensive travel to events and meetings around the world, where you will be exposed to many high-level executives, CEOs and world leaders. You will have the opportunity to be mentored by Peter, and be given extraordinary access.Peter is looking for a minimum commitment of 2 years. Longer is an option. In success, he will mentor you to start a company or take a leadership position in one of his organizations.To apply, please fill out the application below and submit a video of yourself explaining what makes you the best fit for this role, according to all of the requirements above. Video must be no longer than 2 minutes in length, anything longer than 2 minutes will not be considered.Compensation is significant, based on experience, and is composed of multiple components, including: base-salary, profit sharing, sales commissions, and equity in companies whose founding you support.Must be legally able to work in the US in order to apply; must have excellent references, a clean background check, and be passport-ready. You will also be required to take a Kolbe Test.You will work out of an office (at XPRIZE HQ) when Peter is in Los Angeles, and travel with Peter when he is out of town.