Are you excited about entrepreneurial leadership, and working closely with successful repeat founders to lead operations in a fast moving, early stage startup environment? Do you thrive on synthesizing loads of complex information, and emerging with a clear and actionable plan? Are you excited about operational strategy, design, and cross-functional execution to help a business achieve its goals? Do you want to see blockchain technologies succeed at making a real world impact in the multi-billion dollar video streaming and infrastructure markets? If so, then the Livepeer Chief Operating Officer position may be right for you.
Livepeer’s mission is to build the world’s open video infrastructure, enabling instantly scalable, reliable, and affordable video streaming. We are starting by building the best video infrastructure for user-generated content (UGC) video applications. Users of Livepeer can access instantly reliable and scalable video infrastructure while saving over 10x in cost compared to existing infrastructure providers.
As a blockchain-based protocol that has been live on Ethereum since 2018, Livepeer is one of the first web3 networks to deliver real-world value to an existing multi-billion dollar industry. We do this by using our open-source, blockchain coordinated, p2p network to enable a worldwide community of hardware operators to run infrastructure for video streaming. In trying times like this, Livepeer provides a unique video solution that helps communities and businesses innovate, adapt, and grow through the power of video.
Livepeer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are committed to providing a community and environment for mutual respect, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe diversity and inclusion are crucial to our success and seek to recruit/develop from a diverse candidate pool.
Livepeer is looking to add a COO to the team to work closely with the CEO and lead up the cross-functional operations of the project, which range from the community focused and open source blockchain side, through to the commercial aspects of the video streaming product built on top of the Livepeer network. You will take a hands-on approach to deeply understanding the nuances of each area of the business in order to flexibly generate effective operational designs across multiple stakeholders. You will need to iterate well with an eye toward the goals, and you will need to make thoughtful tradeoffs between delivering today and building for tomorrow.
Areas that you will gain experience with include crypto exchange and liquidity strategy and execution, community marketing, BD and partnerships, and operating at the interlock between product, engineering, and commercial in the video streaming industry. You will do all of this in a technically heavy, fast paced startup environment, with a direct path towards personal and professional growth.
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