❖ Genuine excitement for (consumer electronic) products
❖ Market understanding and interest
❖ Inventor mindset – problems are good and strong competition is motivating
❖ Stamina – product concepting is tough, usually all the way through
❖ High level of personal drive and ambition, and the ability to inspire the people around you to deliver exceptional results.
❖ Feeling at home in a broad (matrix) organisation. Dealing with numerous stakeholders, where exact ownership is sometimes unclear
❖ Analytical outlook. You work comfortably across qualitative and quantitative domains and can distill a well-thought-through and well-articulated direction for complex product and experience challenges.
❖ Global collaboration is not unfamiliar
❖ Understands diplomacy: When to stand, when push and when bend. Understands the art of the possible.
❖ Proven track record experience in product management, preferably in a closely related field (e.g. Consumer Ele