Business Development Director | Validere
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Business Development Director

Houston, TX



What We Are Building

We believe that large industry verticals, largely ignored by modern computing, are changing at an unprecedented pace. We are a Y Combinator and Sallyport Investments backed startup building AI-&-IoT-powered quality intelligence for oil & gas blending, logistics & trading. We are the only AI & IoT powered solution that empowers O&G operators to know true product quality and optimize its value, yielding gains up to $9 per barrel.


Who we are looking for

Backed by top oil industry and Silicon Valley investors, we are rapidly growing. We are looking for an experienced Director Business Development in Houston with deep expertise in the oil & gas industry. You’re an experienced business development professional with proven ability to understand customers’ needs and nurture partner relationships from first-contact through to the contract.

Reporting to the CEO of Validere, you will be responsible for bringing Validere’s solutions, successfully implemented at large Canadian oil & gas companies, to the US producers and midstream companies.  If you’re up for tackling and owning novel product and revenue opportunities in the oil & gas industry, this is the job for you!


Minimum qualification

  • Extensive sales experience working in the oil & gas industry
  • Able to understand and communicate the customer’s technical and business needs
  • Strong problem-­solving skills and a penchant for creative thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to frequently travel across North America


Bonus points

  • Extensive experience working in petroleum quality or measurement space
  • Master’s degree in science or business
  • Deep relationships in the oil & gas industry


Who We Are

We are a group of intellectually curious people who are passionate about bringing innovation to large industries like oil & gas. We offer competitive compensation including equity options – we want all team members to own part of the Company. You will have a full health benefits package.

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