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Head of Research

£70k – £120k • 0.0% – 1.0%
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Our mission is to democratise and radically improve access to knowledge, resulting in accelerated adoption of transformational technology, safe and responsible deployment, and benefits that flow to everybody.

The CognitionX Knowledge Platform enables you to radically improve discovery of subject matter experts both inside and outside your organisation, providing seamless access to internal and external expertise from partners, suppliers, and the Public Knowledge Network, all on the same platform

This year, virtual CogX delivered an incredible lineup of 1,200+ speakers and 530 hours of content, in addition to a suite of products, from rapid networking with 14,000 meetings to lead generation to brand exposure for 350 partners; we succeeded in delivering value to our sponsors, partners and delegates, resulting in 44,292 registered attendees, of which 3,500 were C-suite global leaders.

The Research intelligence division is responsible for producing AI market reports and provide an AI market intelligence service to our blue chip subscribers. The research team works closely with our consulting, marketing and sales teams. Research focuses on:

The adoption of AI in a client’s industry
Client buying intentions and decision criteria
The ROI of AI projects
AI project design
AI project vendor discovery
AI vendor due diligence

This function is central to CognitionX’s mission to provide clarity to the fast-paced world of AI by:
Providing thought-leadership on the AI market both internally and externally including AI industry adoption, AI vendors and market trends
Delivering client-specific research
Creating market reports for publication
Curating reports from our CogX AI conference series
Building market data to feed into the Knowledge Network Platform
Publishing the daily newsletter
Writing public presentations and speeches for delivery by senior executives
Offering pre-sales support to sales team


This is an exciting senior position leading the Research function in CognitionX by:

Deciding and directing the company’s point of view on key market questions
Working with industry-leading clients to provide market intelligence on a diverse range of questions to help shape their AI roadmap and strategy
Engaging directly with clients frequently for pitches and delivery
Managing day to day delivery of research product including reports, presentations and content for senior executive speaking engagements
Setting the research roadmap for report publication
Building a public profile through speaking engagements, blogging and producing own original AI material
Recruiting, managing and developing a world-leading research team
Specifying the required internal systems for the department (such as customer subscription database, research brief logging, time recording, knowledge repository)


Strong academic success
Technology or psychology degree from a top-tier university
Consistent track record of exceptional achievement throughout your career
Management experience
Client-facing experience
Delivery focused


You will be director level in a market research company, technology market intelligence company, equity research department of a bank or senior manager level in a leading consulting firm.
You have built an impressive reputation within your current industry
Evangelist for technology and a passion for the future of artificial intelligence
Enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced startup environment
Strong written and spoken communication skills that are adaptable for different purposes
Resilient, quick thinker who has belief in their own ability
Strong strategic thinker
Analytical mindset and training
Good investigative skills
Resourceful self-starter who takes initiative
Builds valuable personal network of industry experts

70k-120k depending on experience

Hires remotely in
United Kingdom
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
5+ years
Hiring contact

Tom Scrace

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CognitionX at a glance

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CognitionX focuses on Technology, Cloud Data Services, Big Data Analytics, and Marketplace. Their company has offices in London. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://cognitionx.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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