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VP, Product Management, Data and Analytics

Company: Verizon Media (former Oath)
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

Verizon Media is seeking an energetic, passionate, and entrepreneurial leader of its Data and Analytics products and platforms. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working collaboratively, across teams & timezones, and helping us define our data culture. Verizon Media has one of the industry's most advanced data technology stacks that power our many businesses. These platforms need to continue their evolution and scale to support future opportunities, 5G being one of them.

Your Charter

  • Lead and Guide the team responsible for the underlying technology and visualizations that power the Digital Analytics for VMG

  • Define and be a visionary for the data and analytics capabilities that extend horizontally across all our businesses.

  • Lead integrated requirements and build of a system of record for our analytics including the VMG solutions, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Data Visualization implementations.

  • With constantly evolving Ad, Consumer and Commerce solutions, ensure all properties are properly tracked and reporting is reliable, easy to comprehend, and supports stakeholders who rely on our data consistency.

  • Work collaboratively with our supported business lines (i.e. Yahoo Mail, TechCrunch, Ads, Search, etc) to ensure our data and analytics objectives and roadmaps are aligned to support their roadmaps and growth pillars.

  • Manage all phases of development and delivery, including concept, testing, and launch, serving as the main point of contact across the operations and technical teams.

  • Deliver an ambitious but achievable product roadmap with weekly, monthly, and quarterly milestones; hold teams and partners accountable for timely execution.

  • Aggressively execute against product delivery via strong technical acumen, operational rigor, and a relentless drive to powering our businesses.

  • Drive for continued process improvement by building strong relationships across the businesses and corporate functions.

  • Optimize the analytics solution design to account for new and evolving variables.

  • Working with cross-functional partners to pool data from various sources to enable stories to be told using data.

  • Build visualizations of disparate data sets via data visualization software.

  • Identify analytics software that builds on the team's capabilities and drives for greater understanding of performance.

  • Perform quality control of tagging and analytics implementation across platforms.

  • Recruit, lead, inspire and engage a high-performing team, fostering a dynamic of collaboration, growth, risk-taking, and professional development.

  • Develop the next generation of Product leaders.

  • Serve as an industry thought leader and represent Verizon Media and its portfolio of brands at industry events.

  • Work with the Business Development teams to identify means of monetization of our core products.

  • Be a key influencer of the company's culture.

What We Want

  • World class data and analytics vision driven by insatiable curiosity and the desire to elevate the game and redefine standards

  • A player / coach - not one to sit in the ivory tower - who will balance depth of experience with the eagerness to get stuff done

  • A tireless advocate of the customer ecosystem (consumers, advertisers, publishers), who will stop at nothing to deliver best in class data and analytics.

  • A humble leader who can listen and learn as much as s/he can articulate a vision and lead through to execution

  • The ability to apply out of the box thinking and discipline of process to a large-scale matrixed organization in a period of transformation

  • Knowledge of and adherence to global brand safety and privacy principles and regulations

What You Bring

  • A minimum of 10+ years of hands on product development and product management experience, building scaled data and analytics platforms and products to support high growth enterprises.

  • 5+ years experience leading data product teams.

  • Management by numbers with demonstrable abilities in data-driven decision making.

  • Action-oriented mindset with a proven track record of delivering quick wins and driving growth while refining and translating a long-term vision.

  • Value in building trusting relationships with a range of leaders, teams, and stakeholders.

  • Technical credibility and the ability to "do" not "say" when it comes to bringing new products and services to market in agile development environments.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit that seeks to try new approaches and lead conversation changing initiatives that influence internal stakeholders and customers alike.

Cultural Add

  • Driven to succeed. Agile, with a high comfort level with ambiguity and fluidity, and the ability to make decisions in a rapidly changing environment while achieving quality results.

  • Exceptional analytical, strategic and critical thinking skills.

  • An authentic belief in the company's vision, business model, and ability to succeed.

  • Self-aware with the ability to form and foster organizational harmony and correct existing pain points and gaps.

  • Ability to effectively lead critical conversations / presentations and build efficacy amongst Senior / Executive team stakeholders.

  • Relationship driven, builds trusting relationships in a dynamic environment with a broad range of colleagues, executive stakeholders and business partners.

  • Inspirational, energetic, collaborative, and customer-centric.

Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( page to learn more.

Currently work for Verizon Media? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Verizon Media (former Oath), Sunnyvale , VP, Product Management, Data and Analytics, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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