Director, Product Management – AI Platform

Product Management United States


Ayla Networks is the emerging leader in IoT and AI, leveraging machine learning to drive amazing smart home experiences. We are unlocking more than a billion dollars of value by intelligently predicting, recommending, and resolving issues in the network, device, software, and environment. Our vision is to enable every consumer to have a seamless and reliable smart home experience, while driving billions of dollars of cost out of service provider operations. Come join our product team, as we build the platform that will enable the next wave of innovation in AI and IoT.

Director, Product Management – AI Platform
Ayla is looking for a Product leader that is excited by the ambiguity and speed of a startup, motivated to work as a PM player-coach, and driven to launch game changing products leveraging the latest AI and ML technologies. You will define the strategy, roadmap, and drive the execution of key product initiatives focused on these efforts.

From leading and growing the AI product team, to designing delightful products with engineering, to presenting your vision to customer and industry executives, you should be comfortable driving deep technical, business and strategy discussions. You will report to the Chief Technical Officer to help define the strategy and direction for our AI Platform.


  • Collaborate with developers, data scientists, designers, solution architects, marketing, and other product managers as a cohesive product team that takes ideas from inception to launch.
  • Develop detailed product specifications and launch plans for the Ayla TransformAI Platform, Machine Learning models and key feature requests
  • Gain deep understanding of Service Provider’s wireless and wireless business and technology to shape the roadmap and product design
  • Manage, motivate, and grow the AI product team, including product managers, designers, and data analysts
  • Leverage customers insights, qualitative analyses, and A/B testing to improve feature prioritization, product performance and outcomes.
  • Manage the AI product roadmap, manage project execution, and define product roll-out strategy
  • Represent the company at customer and industry events

 Desired Skills and Experience

  • 6+ years of product management or related experience
  • 3+ years machine learning and data science experience
  • Experience with Service Provider technologies and protocols (TR-069, Docsis, LwM2M, OMCI)
  • Hands-on experience with modern machine learning libraries, frameworks, and technologies
  • Experience defining, launching and scaling machine learning models to drive positive business outcomes
  • Experience conducting user research to identify pain points and user needs
  • Strong collaboration in team environments with the ability to act quickly as the decision-maker
  • History of success in executing high-impact plans that move business metrics.

The "Internet of Things" (IoT) is expected to grow to $19 trillion over the next 10 years as 50 billion devices are brought online. Ayla Networks is at the forefront of this industry, leveraging AI and ML to redefine the way brands, enterprises and service providers can develop, monetize and operate connected products for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Ayla Networks provides full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k) including Equity and PTO).


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