UnternehmerTUM GmbH / appliedAI is looking for a
Head of AI Strategy & Transformation (m/f/x)
Location: München or Heilbronn
About us
The appliedAI Initiative is Germany’s largest initiative fostering the application of AI technology in the German industry landscape. We shape Europe’s innovative power in AI together with leading companies and tech players. We do this through a close sparring and interaction with organizations on neutral ground based on delivering a unique set of assets and individual services. We build on deep technical expertise while focusing on applicability of the solutions. We create visions in the age of AI for Germany as a society, for us in a world of climate change as well as in our economy. We guide our partners to achieve their ambition in a world we want to live in.
One aspect of this is to help our partners advance in AI maturity by supporting them with a variety of assets and services. Our expertise and the developed tools in our areas of expertise have to be delivered to our partners and customers.
We are looking for a Head of AI Strategy & Transformation to join the appliedAI leadership team that is helping our partners to build up AI maturity.
Responsibly lead and further grow the appliedAI Strategy & Transformation asset team
Own and develop the roadmap for our «AI Strategy & Transformation» assets – in particular for our appliedAI Maturity Assessment
Continuously develop top-notch content with and for our partners
Manage the international ecosystem of AI initiatives collaborating with us on the Maturity Assessment
Act as a sparring partner for AI strategy to our partners and customers and partially conduct AI strategy projects
Engage with and consult C-Level stakeholders at appliedAI’s partner companies to analyze and understand their requirements holistically
Oversee and efficiently manage allocated budgets
Expand existing activities with our partners

Your profile
University degree, proven track record of managing AI transformations in (larger) companies either as their internal leader or as a consultant from a leading consultancy
Passionate and empathetic leader with demonstrated ability to build up, lead and develop a team
Deep understanding of business strategy combined with a passion for (AI) technology – or the other way around
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; you are a confident and persuasive communicator at all levels and you know how build trusted relationships
Fluent English and conversational German
What we offer
A highly qualified and motivated team of ~55 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape. ~25 of us have a strong scientific, engineering or CS background.
Flexibility to switch between our new office space Munich Urban Colab in Schwabing, the TUM campus in Garching and remote work
Opportunity to shape a variety of projects and the development of new, original content based on the latest developments in AI and its adoption in businesses
Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
You will have access to the newest technologies in the AI domain, budget to drive the education program and peers to develop with
An atmosphere that encourages to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate own activities
A highly visible initiative that helps you build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
Budget to visit important conferences, read up on papers and develop your skills with the team – potentially showcasing results at e.g. GTC
Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
Hackathons organized by UTUM
Please submit your application here
Juliane Haspel (HR Business Partner)
UnternehmerTUM GmbH, Lichtenbergstraße 6, 85748 Garching bei München
Tel.: 089/189469-1249