Research Director

(Morgan Hill, CA)

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At Aragon Research, you’ll be a part of the innovative team working with business and IT leaders to help them make better technology and strategy decisions. Our distinguished, objective, action-orientated, and now visual research and advisory offers professionals the immediate insights they need to address their executive challenges, delivered through a personalized approach. Our research team serves both business and IT leaders around the globe.

The Research Director will write thought provoking research on Artificial Intelligence and key use cases, advise clients and also present at events. Candidates need a strong understanding of AI, Machine Learning and Conversational AI and how enterprises can start to put it to work.

Salary: $80,000-$95,000

Your role as an Analyst, Director Level:

  • Perform research by speaking with executives and vendors across the globe
  • Evaluate, analyze, and structure the information for use in various research deliverables
  • Develop insights that are practical and actionable, grounded in IT and Business executives’ workflows
  • Deliver on a regular calendar of research deliverables: Visual research, blogs, research notes, globes, Tech Spectrums, Tech Arcs, presentations, and tool kits around specific functional areas
  • Explain complex ideas in terms executives can quickly absorb and apply
  • Work closely with sales and marketing to assist and advise clients
  • Help define the future of the Intelligent Enterprise

Your background:

  • Undergraduate degree or higher with 4-5 years of research, and/or product marketing experience
  • Expertise in AI, Cloud and Machine and Deep Learning and Conversational AI (Chatbots)
  • Security experience a plus

Your strengths:

  • Passion to dive deep into given topic areas to fine tune expertise and distill key findings
  • Interest in how technology drives business value in small and large organizations worldwide
  • Ability to absorb and examine lots of factual information, extract the salient pieces, and create original insights
  • Outstanding English communications skills, including writing, graphics, and oral communication 
  • Self-driven and able to work as a part of on site and remote teams
  • Excellent project and time management skills 
  • Ability to locate and procure information from original sources and senior executives 
  • Skilled at analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data to identify relevant findings 
  • Develop strong research relationships with business executives and content experts 
  • Aspiration to constantly learn and improve 

What we offer:

An outstanding work environment and exceptional benefits, including:

  • Opportunity to rapidly advance and impact the growth of our company
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Lots of client interaction
  • We also offer full health benefits (medical, dental, vision), 401K, employee stock purchase program, Fitness Subsidy, Paid Time Off (Vacation), Free Parking, Reverse Commute