/dev/color Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
About the Organization:
In 2015, a group of Black engineers came together to help one another find professional opportunities, learn new technologies, start companies, and most notably, create a sense of belonging. Over time, this group of passionate professionals has grown into /dev/color, an organization with an imperative mission: to empower Black software engineers to help one another grow into industry leaders.
/dev/color is working to build the largest professional network of Black software engineers in the nation, and to create a cross-industry standard for professional development and mentorship amongst under-represented communities in professional spaces.
/dev/color is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead this fast-growing organization into its next stage of growth. Powered by its mission, /dev/color is developing partnerships with some of the world’s most exciting thought-leaders and tech companies such as Google, Pinterest, Facebook, and AirBnB. The hallmark A* program is building an esteemed network of Black software engineers, guided by the organization’s core values: Community, Access, Empowerment, and Accountability. With a skilled staff, dedicated Board, and collection of committed partner organizations, /dev/color is working diligently to ensure Black engineers fulfill the promise of their talents, become prominent leaders, and leave a lasting legacy on industry.
About the Opportunity:
/dev/color looks forward to welcoming a new Chief Executive Officer with a passion for the organization’s mission, a creative mindset, and a progressive leadership approach. The CEO is poised to lead /dev/color through a critical period of growth and opportunity as s/he forges new partnerships, expands membership, and translates /dev/color’s vision into widespread impact.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced senior manager with an engineering-oriented background, entrepreneurial spirit, and a sophisticated understanding of partnership management and organizational growth.
Essential Skills & Experience:
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