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Director of Hardware Partnerships

Tobii is the world leader in eye tracking – a technology that allows a computer to tell exactly where a person is looking. Tobii has pioneered research in many fields and enabled communication for tens of thousands of people with special needs. We also focus on integrating our eye tracking technology into mass market products such as VR, laptops and games. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers the global market with offices in USA, China, Japan, Germany, Norway, UK and South Korea. If you want to work with meaningful products and solve interesting problems, then we might be the right company for you!

Tobii Tech focuses on integrating Tobii’s core eye tracking technologies and user experiences into VR/AR headsets, laptops, games, smartphones, cars, and many more platforms and products. We’ve built a vibrant ecosystem for PC gaming and we are now rapidly expanding into the VR and AR space. If you want to be one of the pioneers that take eye-based interactions to new, exciting mass markets, we may have just the job for you!

Our current customers include Dell/Alienware, Acer, MSi, and Huawei. We partner with the world’s largest game studios for integrations into PC and VR games, including Ubisoft, Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics and the like for integration into games such as The Division, Assassins Creed, Watch Dogs 2, DeusX and Tombraider.

Tobii Group is made up of approximately 750 people and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Tobii is headquartered in Stockholm, with offices in the US, China, Taiwan, Japan, Norway, Germany, UK, and South Korea.

This key position will be responsible for the Tobii Tech hardware ecosystem relationships in the United States and beyond. As such, you will be the voice of the company, spreading the word of eye tracking technology but also input to adapt Tobii roadmap and to impact road map of partners in the processing, graphics, and sensor communities. You will be the center of the network, responsible for nurturing existing relationships as well as building new relationships with key partners: NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Intel, AMD, ARM, Imagination, Cadence, Omnivision, Sony, ST and Osram, among others.

If you thrive working in a mix of technical, strategic, and commercial fields, and you have a deep understanding of technology ecosystems, this should be the role for you!

Based in the Bay Area, you will report to Tobii Tech VP Products and Integration in Stockholm.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the keystone linking together our valuable ecosystem partners, and drive innovation with our eye tracking technology
  • Oversee and manage system and industry trends with key processing and graphics partners such as NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Intel, AMD, ARM, Imagination, Cadence etc. as well as optical partners like Omnivision, Sony, ST and Osram etc.
  • Understand and follow the trends of the big OS vendors, Microsoft, Google, and Apple and hot that impact the HW eco system of eye tracking and Tobii customer’s system
  • Further build out the Tobii US ecosystem and set the strategy for Tobii Tech’s portfolio in the US
  • Drive the entire product business case, from main requirement definitions to the deployment of Tobii technology into an OEM´s product
  • Work in close collaboration with the Product Management, Sales, Marketing, and R&D teams in order to define product needs, lead product marketing strategies, and create excitement around eye tracking’s incredible growth potential

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Significant and demonstrated experience working with computer technology and ecosystems
  • Background in systems engineering, business development, product management, or related industry fields
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • Has the ability to map industry trends to products and understand how different technologies, when combined, can drive innovation and how Tobii should adapt and influence partner roadmaps.
  • Is used to driving complex projects with several companies involved
  • Master of Science in computer or electrical engineering preferred

Sounds like your new challenge?

We are continuously handling applications, so don’t hesitate to send yours in. Look forward to getting to know you!

Working at Tobii

Tobii offers a dynamic environment with fast growing teams of driven and flexible individuals, who thrive on challenges and responsibility. Working at Tobii is like being in the heart of innovation. We invent and develop high-technology products and we always strive to create cutting edge technology. The world of Tobii is largely about developing and selling new technology and products. This means that Tobii offers a wide range of opportunities to its current and future employees. It also means that you will meet a mix of people with different profiles and personalities who create an open and compelling work environment.

At Tobii, we love what we do - we work hard, play hard, and make every day exciting.

Working at Tobii

At Tobii we love what we do - we work hard, play hard, and make every day exciting.

Learn more about what we do by viewing this short video Tobii in 3 minutes.