Sr. Product Manager


Bay Area, California

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Jan 11

At Nauto you can make an impact at a high-impact company. Our technology helps prevent collisions and save lives with predictive-AI that detects driver state and vehicle surroundings in real-time. More than 90% of car crashes can be attributed to human error. Nauto technology is designed to predict risk and alerts the driver with advance warning to help prevent collisions, improve driver safety, and save lives.

Our customers and prospects include many of the largest commercial fleets in the world along with vehicle manufacturers (OEMs), insurance providers, and autonomous vehicle companies. The company is backed by Greylock Partners, BMW iVentures, General Motors Ventures, Toyota AI Ventures, and SoftBank, and is well-positioned for continued growth.

Nauto is a proud member of the Forbes AI 50 list, which recognizes standouts in privately-held North American companies making the most interesting and effective use of artificial intelligence technology.

As a SrProduct Manager at Nauto, you will report to the Director, Product Management, AI and partner closely with other product leaders, designers, engineers, and stakeholders to make our vision of making safe driving simple a reality. In this role, you will own the success of core initiatives that are critical to Nauto’s continued growth. 

It is expected that you will quickly develop expert knowledge of our customers, our offerings, and the market. To accomplish this, you will have visibility across the organization and will be a key voice in one of the most exciting companies in the AI space. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about building and delivering full stack solutions for some of the largest commercial vehicle fleets to help keep their drivers safe and reduce operational costs.  


  • Lead critical elements of our device portfolio to enable the next wave of automotive AI innovations
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to shape product requirements
  • Engage directly with customers to understand their needs, validate product ideas, and support sales efforts. 
  • Launch new internal and customer-facing features in close collaboration with Engineering and Marketing teams in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Ensure we are building globally usable, scalable products 
  • Focus on KPIs and data-driven decision making
  • Communicate the benefits and champion the product throughout the organization
  • Work with partners at sensor, SoC, and other systems component companies to ensure optimal product functionality 


  • 5+ years of proven experience in Product Management, Product Design, Strategy Consulting or Product Development
  • Experience with smart home, IoT, mobile, wearable or enterprise products
  • Foundational knowledge of edge vision systems
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers/ODMs and design houses
  • Experience with SoCs, neural processing units (NPUs), image sensors and interfaces (MIPI, PCI-E)
  • Ability to develop a product vision and have people be inspired by it
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort wearing multiple hats and a bias-to-action to deliver measurable results
  • Excel in supporting prospective or existing customers in partnership with Sales
  • Proven experience in delivering commercially successful software and/or IoT products
  • Have the technical knowledge to establish credibility with engineering colleagues
  • Skilled at navigating complex enterprise organizations for product purposes such as customer research, validation, etc
  • Experience in both qualitative and quantitative research

Nice to have

  • Start-up Experience
  • Familiarity with automotive IoT, fleet management systems & practices
  • Proficiency with SQL and Python and familiarity with analytics tools such as Databricks 
  • Undergraduate degree in a technical discipline (computer science, engineering, etc.) preferred. MBA is also nice to have


  • Experienced leadership with a great track record of growing startups
  • Exceptional health benefits coverage
  • Learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group including experts in a wide range of fields such as Artificial Intelligence & Computer Vision, Systems & Device Engineering, and Support & Operations

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination.  

To all recruitment agencies: Nauto does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Nauto employees or any other company location. Nauto is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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