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Chief of Staff, Corporate Development



People & HR, Operations
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

At Mendel, we harness AI to revolutionize healthcare. Our ambition is to ensure every patient's journey informs healthcare decisions, optimizing treatment plans and promoting drug discoveries. Through comprehensive analysis of patient health records, we aspire to deliver timely and precise care. If you share our zeal for healthcare advancement through technology, let's reshape the future together.

About the Role

GTM Expertise & Strategic Partnerships:

  • Utilize deep knowledge of Go-To-Market strategies to guide strategic planning, particularly in the healthcare and AI sectors.
  • Own our emerging partnerships strategy, including AWS, Snowflake, and data partnerships for Hypercube.

Executive Communication & Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Serve as a key liaison between the CEO and external stakeholders, effectively communicating and advocating Mendel.ai’s vision.
  • Represent the CEO and the company in high-level meetings and forums, articulating strategic initiatives with clarity and conviction.

Operational Excellence & Efficiency:

  • Oversee and enhance the operational aspects of the CEO's office, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in all processes.
  • Lead and manage critical projects, fostering a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement.

Team Leadership & Cultural Influence:

  • Build and mentor a high-performing team, aligning their growth with Mendel.ai’s mission and values.
  • Promote a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence within the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field; an MBA or related advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in leadership roles with significant exposure to GTM strategies and knowledge of the healthcare sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing successful strategic partnerships - not necessarily M&A.
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, and project management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the healthcare technology or AI-driven industries.
  • Proven track record in leading GTM initiatives and driving business growth.
  • Experience in early-stage startups
  • Experience with RWD/RWE


$230K - $260K

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

Why should you join our team:

At Mendel, we believe in the transformative potential of technology. We offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment, competitive compensation, and comprehensive benefits. If you share our passion for innovation and making a difference in healthcare, Mendel could be the place for you. Join us as we work to improve the future of healthcare.

Mendel is a very collaborative environment. You will be taking ownership of your work and collaborate directly with different teams to see it going into production and used by customers. At the same time, you will be mentored by world class AI scientists, software engineers, and clinical and business leaders. Hear from our team here.