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Senior Platform Marketing Manager

Metalenz, BOSTON, MA, United States
Employer Description

Metalenz is a growing, venture-backed start-up that is the first to commercialize meta-optics and enable the next generation of 3D sensing in consumer electronics, automotive and industrial robotics markets. Built on research from Harvard University, Metalenz has 20+ patents on innovations that simplify and improve optical devices. Unlike traditional optics, the company’s metasurface technology provides complex, multifunctional optical performance in a single semiconductor layer, relocating large-scale production of optics to semiconductor foundries, that print lenses like computer chips.


Metalenz recently closed a $30.0m Series B financing led by Neotribe Ventures, and returning investors including 3M Ventures, Applied Ventures LLC, Intel Capital, M Ventures, TDK Ventures, and Foothill Ventures. Now in market, Metalenz metasurface optics will be in millions of consumer devices this year.  



  • Competitive Salary, 401k with company contribution, pre-IPO stock options
  • Full-Time Position located in Downtown Boston
  • Competitive Benefits Package including, company paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD/ADD
  • Collaborative office space, flexible work schedule offering position-dependent, hybrid, and/or work-from-home arrangements, 
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks, and occasionally lunch
  • Free Gym and Bike Storage - On Site


Metalenz is an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to providing an open and inclusive environment for all of its employees. The Company prohibits any discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity, pregnancy, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, criminal record, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.


Metalenz in the press: NYTimesForbesWired

Job Description

The Position

Metalenz is hiring a Senior Platform Marketing Manager to lead the definition and commercialization of our machine vision 3D sensing platform both from a hardware and embedded software perspective. The role is a key leadership position with high visibility both internally and externally and reports to the VP Product, Marketing and Business Development. This role will be headquartered in our Boston office, in a hybrid capacity. Expected travel for this position is approximately 30% as needed.



  • Define Metalenz 3D Sensing machine vision platform strategy by synthesizing input from customers, partners, executives, engineering and sales
  • Develop actionable requirements for Metalenz’ 3D machine vision platform driven by market trends, customer requirements, product development, profitable business models and the capabilities of the underlying metasurface optics
  • Work closely with the Product Development organization to ensure timely execution of the product roadmap
  • Collaborate with the Research and Development teams to structure studies & POC solutions that will drive the future of 3D Sensing platforms in the nascent machine vision market
  • Support our global Business Development & Sales team, and collaborate with Marketing to define compelling messaging & collateral
  • Evangelize products and serve as the subject matter expert for internal audiences, customers, industry bodies, conferences and other market-facing communications
  • Balance short-term tactical needs and long-term strategic goals
Job Requirements


  • We are looking for a highly creative, hands-on leader who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company environment
  • 10+ years of product marketing experience, actively working on machine vision/sensor platform solutions (HW and SW) with 5+ years of machine-vision related experience
  • Deep experience researching and understanding client and market requirements for next-generation 3D machine vision systems to develop appropriate short- and long-term product roadmaps and plans
  • Hands-on experience with 3D Sensor Platforms, Machine Vision systems and embedded SW platforms
  • Demonstrated success delivering embedded Sensor Platform solutions to production
  • Ability to manage in a matrixed organization and work collaboratively to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment
  • The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and consummate team player who is comfortable operating with minimal oversight
  • Ability to operate autonomously & execute on strategic priorities with minimal oversight
  • Ability to manage customers and work with teams in different time zones
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • MSEE and/or MBA or equivalent experience
25 January 2023
24 February 2023
Masters Degree
Optical Components, Lasers, Sensors
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