Demonstrated ability building complex consumer-facing systems.
Ability to effectively communicate with board of directors, potential partners and drill down into complex engineering problems with the team.
Hired and scaled interdisciplinary engineering teams spanning:
ML/AI/data analytics a plus
Hardware a huge plus
Understanding engineering tradeoffs with regard to building vs buying technology
On-premise/retail/IoT system deployments a huge bonus
Can share product ownership with CEO until the head of product is hired
Cares as much about people/team as he does technology/architecture