(Senior) AI Strategist - Use Cases & Application (m/f/x)

About us

The appliedAI Initiative elevates Europe’s industry to become shapers in the age of AI, creating a future that we desire to live in. Through our ecosystem of strong partners, comprehensive programs, services and solutions we advance companies holistically on their AI journey. With our uniquely diverse, interdisciplinary, and driven team, we build on deep technical expertise while specializing on applicability of the solutions. We share a mindset of collaboration and openness with our ecosystem of leading companies and tech players. Our common goal is to strengthen the European landscape, jointly creating unique knowledge for applying trustworthy AI.

Your mission

We are looking for (Senior) AI Strategist to enable and support our appliedAI partner companies on identifying, scoping and realizing the most potential AI use cases to accelerate their own AI journey. You have the opportunity to work with our partners from a wide variety of industries, support different projects and also be part of the development of innovative use case tools within the team.

With your background in AI, ML/Data Science, you will work within a new team of AI experts and use your know-how and expertise focusing on AI use cases and technology to guide our partners to realize their most valuable use cases and transform their own business into the AI age. To achieve this, you can use the unique potential of our appliedAI ecosystem of industries, technology vendors, solution providers, startups and academia. 

You will join a diverse and growing team of AI professionals focusing the transfer of emerging AI technologies and use case ideas into applications. We want to guide and support our appliedAI industry partners on how to leverage emerging AI technologies and innovative use cases within their own business and get one step closer to becoming an AI champion.

Successful candidates will:

  • Advise our partners on AI Use Case identification, scoping and assessment (e.g. technical feasibility and business value) and setting-up the right approach to realize use cases
  • Support in Make-or-Buy decisions for assessed and selected use cases
  • Conduct customer-facing workshops to ideate and scope use cases
  • Continuously develop top-notch content with and for our partners
  • Pro-actively involve our other internal asset teams, our technology, or academic partners in respective opportunities
  • Stay in touch with AI State-of-the-art research to understand opportunities and requirements

Your profile

  • Deep understanding of business strategy combined with a passion for (AI) technology - or the other way around 
  • University degree with a focus on either business or technology/data science/ML (or a comparable field)
  • Previous experience in strategy or technology consultancy or development of AI solutions for (larger) organizations 
  • Experience in running cutting-edge workshops and developing ideas, concepts, and solution guidelines
  • Deep understanding of at least one industry and the capability of AI in this industry
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and communication skills
  • Team player with a willingness to learn new things 
  • Fluent in English and conversational German

What we offer

A highly qualified and motivated team of ~70 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape.
  • Flexibility to choose / switch between our amazing office space Munich Urban Colab in Schwabing, Innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and remote work
  • Opportunity to shape a variety of projects and the development of new, original content based on the latest developments in AI and its adoption in businesses
  • Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
  • You will have access to the newest technologies in the AI domain, budget to drive the education program and peers to develop with
  • An atmosphere that encourages to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
  • Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate own activities
  • A highly visible initiative that helps you build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
  • Budget to visit important conferences, read up on papers and develop your skills with the team - potentially showcasing results at e.g. GTC
  • Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science


Hicham Samma (People and Culture Specialist)
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, Freddie-Mercury-Str. 5, 80797 Munich