As a Business Growth & Inception Lead within Global Innovation, you will co- lead early-stage concept discovery and inception to accelerate GM growth businesses and provide strategic support throughout the lifecycle of our internal startups from Ideation to Enterprise Integration. This is a Fortune 50 intrapreneurial role, requiring a bias to action, strategic mindset, excellent internal stakeholder engagement skills, non-linear judgment, deep comfort with ambiguity and substantial experience with coarse decision-making.
Adopting startup ‘co-founder' philosophy, you will co-lead the core incubation of early problem discovery to fuel GM growth opportunities by writing lean canvas business models that address early customer desirability, technical feasibility, and commercial viability. As a core member of the Global Innovation Ideation team, you will contribute to sourcing the top-of-funnel innovation portfolio by fostering innovation opportunities with internal business unit partners, harvesting our internal Bright Ideas ideation platform, and strategically engaging with the external technology ecosystem.
You will also partner closely with the Global Innovation DEFINE team to scope and test initial prototypes once early concepts are approved by leadership. As startups move through the Global Innovation funnel, you will serve as a customer desirability subject matter expert and advise on product-market fit, MVP strategy, hypothesis tree validation and initial go/no-go investment milestones. Additionally, you will need to stay apprised of GM's corporate strategic TAM pillars, proprietary IP assets, R&D initiatives, relevant macro trends, disruptive technologies, and the Enterprise Innovation Portfolio to inform our core incubation efforts.
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