Chief Executive Officer
Cornea is seeking an executive officer with a track record leading organizations that ship great products. As the CEO, you will immediately build new and deploy existing products in the wildland fire management space, secure meaningful clients and contracts, and quickly grow margins as the company looks to expand into additional disaster spaces.
Cornea is a data service for disaster planning, response, and recovery; providing onsite support to incident management teams at major national and international disasters. Cornea’s software platform ingests, secures, and displays relevant information to determine where response assets and preventative measures should be concentrated to maximize safety and effectiveness.
This is a multibillion-dollar opportunity, of which Cornea is trying to capture a significant portion of the $5 billion spent nationally on wildland fire suppression. In California alone, the State government has allocated $2.5 billion per year in fire prevention and response activities. In addition, Cornea aims to capture a large percentage of the broader $130 billion U.S. spend on natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding.
Cornea was incubated by Hangar, a firm that funds and builds technology companies tackling public sector market challenges.
What your first six months will look like
Within the first three months, you’ll work with Cornea’s founding team to obtain contracts with our first customers and continue to build out the products underway. You’ll take ownership of the product vision and roadmap, work to develop subject-matter expertise, and set a path for growth. You’ll be hands on in the day-to-day prioritization of product and engineering efforts, executing on marketing and sales, and building out the Cornea brand.
In the next three months, you’ll be shipping new features and, ideally, new products aimed at expanding the public-sector market and into new verticals or natural disaster domains. You’ll be delivering for existing customers and continuing to scale.
We are looking for a CEO who understands the importance of developing and delivering exceptional products and building a culture of design, engineering, and research excellence. We are not looking for a technical founder, but we expect the CEO to understand the tradeoffs associated with software development and practices to enable a tech company to succeed. We also expect great CEOs to know their strengths, and where to delegate appropriately:
Strategy and Operations:
Sales and Marketing:
You are empathic, aware, and intrinsically motivated towards genuine impact.
You have a strong track record leading teams that deliver technical products – either through product, engineering, sales, or executive capacities. You execute, find product market fit, and can earn revenue for an early stage company. You want to build a company that uses data and subject-matter expertise to address the next generation of climate-based natural disasters, and have the capability to do so.
Although there are many traits a CEO should possess, Cornea’s work would benefit from someone with the following:
Cornea is an equal opportunity employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce.
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