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Chief Operating Officer

San Francisco, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Openwater is creating next-generation open-source medical technologies that can enable us to diagnose and treat potentially 100s of diseases with a single device . With this advancement comes the promise of treatment of debilitating diseases including cancer, mental disease, stroke, COVID/Long COVID and longevity treatments. We already have a trove of clinical data demonstrating the promise of our technology, and now Openwater is the world’s first open-source, open-patent, open-clinical-data, and open-safety-sharing company, centered on the new idea of the Silicon Hospital.

About the Role

As a Chief Operating Officer of Openwater, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of an open source hard-tech hardware/software/healthtech organization and executing our vision and operational strategies. We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual who wants to lead a global transformation in healthcare making it better and more affordable for all.



  • Overseeing all company operations in hard tech hardware and software development, open source and healthcare including project timelines, business developments, and employee productivity while building a highly inclusive culture to ensure team members thrive

  • Working with the CEO to set and drive our organizational vision and mission, corporate strategy, and hiring needs

  • Measuring and analyzing current revenue streams, offerings, and relationships to optimize business growth and revenue strategy

  • Developing actionable business strategies, objectives, and plans that ensure alignment with short- and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEO

  • Strategically managing, organizing, and coordinating employees from different departments and locations to ensure efficiency

  • Implementing financial procedures and organizational policies and programs to drive the company’s operating capabilities to surpass the industry average

  • Assessing and implementing improved processes and new technologies and collaborating with management

  • Assist the CEO in fundraising and participate in any expansion activities (acquisitions, business partnerships, and investments).

  • Work with finance teams in forecasting and managing various departmental budgets and company costs.

  • Assess and implement new business procedures, systems, technologies, and processes to improve company-wide efficiency and output.


  • Experience leading complex programs and projects to completion in hard tech hardware and software, open source and/or healthcare development of components and devices.

  • Strong negotiation skills; Ability to motivate, organize, and respond to employees of many different areas of expertise

  • Leadership experience setting and delivering organizational strategies, initiatives, objectives, and plans.

  • BS in Business/Operations/Engineering or similar

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • The job is in our San Francisco office and in person

  • Salary Range: $300,000 - $400,000

Equal Opportunity Employer

Openwater is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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