VP, Strategy at Riskified

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About Us

Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution. We use cutting-edge technology, machine-learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to identify legitimate customers and keep them moving toward checkout. Merchants use Riskified to increase revenue, prevent fraud, and eliminate customer friction. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for merchants across virtually all industries, including a number of Fortune 500 companies.

About the Role

The VP Strategy is charged with identifying long term decisions on product roadmap and defining future revenue streams and business opportunities to leverage Riskified’s existing products. In addition, this role will work to identify and develop potential partnership opportunities with other companies who can supplement Riskified’s service offerings to customers.

The VP Strategy will be a key member of our leadership team and report directly to the CEO.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Partner across the business to identify and evaluate potential opportunities for growth and development, including acquisitions, minority investments, and acqui-hires
  • Develop the end-to-end plan in order to efficiently develop, launch and grow new revenue streams, lead and manage complex cross-functional efforts
  • Create a path to understanding desirability, feasibility, and viability of new product efforts and solicit buy-in and resources again project plans
  • Serve as the business owner on new market projects in order to drive accountability until scalability is required; will operationalize once maturity is reached 
  • Perform research and due diligence on potential investments and act as the point person to senior leadership in presenting and validating potential opportunities, including post-close integration planning
  • Own and drive the company’s highest priority growth initiatives and partner with key stakeholders across product, sales, marketing, operations, and the leadership team
  • Responsible for the development of building a business case for market opportunities, including scoping product, assessing the competition and market segmentation
  • Incubate new opportunities that re-imagine existing businesses, and facilitate entry into whitespaces and adjacencies
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years experience working in corporate development, private equity, or investment banking 
  • Experience in fintech/technology and product management is strongly preferred
  • Proven success identifying, scoping and executing on M&A transactions
  • Consistent track record as a high velocity performer throughout your career
  • Extremely strong written and oral skills and an ability to communicate effectively across a range of stakeholders
  • Strong quantitative ability with experience in financial modeling and strategic analysis
  • A natural inclination to solve problems in a creative and resourceful manner
  • Proven ability to plan and execute
  • An ability to develop a coherent, forward-looking strategies to create new business opportunities
  • A willingness to travel internationally, at least once per quarter. The successful candidate should also have strong leadership skills and superb written and verbal communication skills
Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 450+ team members between our offices in Tel Aviv and New York City. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us.

Some NYC Benefits & Perks:

  • Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
  • Stock options for all employees, 401(k) + matching, commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch, team events, healthy snacks, yoga, pilates, soccer league, and more
In The News

Fortune Magazine: 25 Best Workplaces in New York

Announcing Riskified's $165M Funding Round

Inc Magazine: Best Workplaces 

Built In NYC: 100 Best Workplaces

Great Place to Work: Riskified

Crain's: Best Places to Work in New York City

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite eCommerce Site

Riskified is deeply committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all individuals. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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Location

220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10001

An Insider's view of Riskified

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As an Integrations Engineer, I sit with multiple stakeholders - the Customer, Sales, Product, Data Integrity, & Go-Live, to name a few. Whether a merchant has a new problem for us to solve or we're launching a new product, we maintain close contact to ensure we're on the same page, & deliver the best product & experience to our customers.

Jonathan

Integrations Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been given the opportunity to work on increasingly larger deals that continue to stretch me in new ways. I've been able to work directly with the executive team and contribute meaningfully to the business. I feel valued and challenged on a daily basis and look forward to continuing to grow my career with the company.

Merrin

Account Executive

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I have weekly 1:1s with my team & quarterly 1:1s with all employees and they know they can come to me at any time. Making myself accessible to my team & the rest of the company is extremely important in my role and will always be one of my top priorities. It is important for employees to know they have someone they can trust & go to for anything.

Lorrie

Director, People Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Riskified is equal parts hustle and fun. Everyone is highly supportive and collaborative, which builds a genuine sense of unity in the office while making it very encouraging for everyone to excel in their positions.

Add in the amazing NYC views, adorable office dogs, and a well curated kitchen and you truly feel grateful to be here.

Arun

Director of Integrations

What are Riskified Perks + Benefits

Riskified Benefits Overview

Healthcare - Full medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
Stock - Stock options for all employees
Financial Benefits - 401(k) + matching with immediate vesting, commuter benefits
Professional Development - Customized training courses, company-wide learning, volunteering opportunities
Snacks and More - Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, catered lunch, lunch stipend, weekly happy hours
Celebrations and Activities - Overnight getaways, team events, birthday breakfast, yoga, pilates, soccer, basketball, and more

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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