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Head of AI and Machine Learning

  • New York, USA
  • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Hybrid Remote
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As Head of AI and Machine Learning you will lead Snackable's machine learning vision, strategy and roadmap.

You will be part of the company’s leadership team and a sparring partner to the CEO on all machine learning related topics. You will influence the company’s strategy, liaise with our enterprise customers and represent the company at key industry events.

You are an experienced team player who sees the big picture and rolls up their sleeves when necessary. A strong academic background combined with substantial operational experience is required as you will lead a team of world-class, seasoned Machine Learning Engineers with advanced degrees and experience in working at leading startups and global teams.


You would:

  • Oversee the entire Machine Learning organization in Snackable
  • Direct the strategic technical vision for Machine Learning - anticipate, plan and deliver
  • Be responsible for the delivery of all Machine Learning goals, including velocity and quality
  • Own the machine learning direction in our product roadmap. Interface and work collaboratively with product management to help define Snackable's products as they evolve
  • Manage, coach, engage, and inspire the team
  • Own recruiting and retention for Machine Learning with the support from Talent Management
  • Communicate the progress of the Machine Learning organization to the company’s key stakeholders, including our Board and investors
  • Represent Snackable at key industry events and forums


You'll fit right in if you've got:

  • Proven track record of leadership in machine-learning-driven technology and product
  • Maker spirit and 10+ years of experience delivering machine learning driven products. Experience with speech technology and speech recognition is a plus
  • Clear vision of what a successful Machine Learning organization looks like and how to achieve it
  • A strong academic background. Preferably a PhD in Machine Learning applied to Natural Language Processing / language technology or a Masters degree accompanied with equivalent industry experience
  • Broad set of interests that include a significant overlap with Snackable's mission and our product
  • Open and clear communication style
  • A drive to deliver excellence balanced with a drive to deliver product in a fast and fluid startup environment
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • A curious and open mind, you believe that good ideas can come from anywhere

We offer:

At Snackable, we prioritize and invest in attracting and retaining the best talent. We reward our people with:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Meaningful equity options
  • Paid family medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) programs

Team members

About Snackable

Founded in 2018, Snackable is a venture-backed startup with offices in New York City and Tallinn, Estonia. The company is grounded in superior knowledge of audio/video content and AI, with a world-class machine learning team, an advisory board of domain experts, and a track record of building successful, AI-powered startups.

No team is better equipped to enable our clients to reveal the insights that really matter to all of their audiences, faster than ever before.

Why Snackable?

Meaningful impact

You will be part of solving a large and timely problem in a unique domain.

Long-term view

We’re here to build and grow. We are well funded by world-class investors, and proud to count leading media houses and enterprises as customers.

Data informed

If you are interested in Machine Learning, and building an AI-driven product, then Snackable is the place for you.

Learning & fun

We have a great culture, a world-class team, customers, advisors, and investors – we can promise you will learn a lot and have fun along the way.