VP, AI and Data Product Management


Posting Date: May 15, 2024

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Job Requisition ID: 90237

Location Designation: Hybrid - 3 days per week 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

New York Life’s AI & Data team delivers innovative data, insights and AI solutions for the organization. The VP AI & Data Product Management will have the opportunity to start a brand-new AI & Data Product Management team and serve on the leadership team of the organization’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer.

You will be responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of cutting-edge artificial intelligence and data products that solve real-world problems and create value for our customers, agents and employees. These AI & Data Products include the company’s enterprise data assets (e.g. Client360) as well as analytical engines (e.g. Next Best Action).

By establishing an AI & Data Product practice that adeptly synthesizes the strategic multi-year requirements of multiple enterprise stakeholders into a cohesive roadmap that is delivered with confidence, you will help lead the realization of the organization’s AI & Data strategy.


  • Collaborate with business partners, product owners, data scientists, and engineers  across the organization to define the vision, strategy, and roadmap for AI and data initiatives
  • Partner with other senior leaders, business units, and stakeholders to understand their data needs, challenges, and opportunities, and provide data-driven insights and recommendations
  • Prioritize use cases for AI and data innovation, and evaluate the feasibility, impact, and ROI of potential projects
  • Lead, mentor, and grow a team of product managers, ensure high-quality delivery of AI and data solutions
  • Continuously evaluate and support data and AI assets; ensure that data and AI assets are regularly evaluated for their effectiveness, relevance, and alignment with the company's goals and customer needs.
  • Communicate and evangelize the value and benefits of AI and data products to internal and external audiences, and solicit feedback and input to improve user satisfaction and adoption
  • Establish and maintain best practices and standards for AI and data product development, including data governance, data quality, data security, data and AI ethics
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in the AI and data domain, and foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the team


  • Demonstrated leadership of a successful AI or Data Product organization
  • Passionate about AI and data innovation, and driven by curiosity, creativity, and customer-centricity
  • Effective problem solver, able to achieve results individually and through others, in fast paced, deadline-driven environments
  • Talent-focused leader, with demonstrated ability to coach, build and lead a high performing, diverse team and delivering complex and impactful AI and data projects
  • An agile learner, with a growth mindset, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, and ability to influence and collaborate with diverse stakeholders
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in data engineering, data analytics, data visualization, artificial intelligence, and machine learning,
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking, and ability to translate business problems and customer needs into data-driven solutions
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Statistics, or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in developing and delivering AI and data products, solutions, and services, preferably in a leadership role
  • Insurance industry experience a plus



Salary range: $225,000 - $275,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 90237




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