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Vice President, Product Management



Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023


PowerSchool, the leading provider of edtech solutions is committed to transforming education through cutting-edge technology. We believe that data-driven decision-making and the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI-ML) are essential in shaping the future of education. As the industry leader, we are dedicated to creating products and solutions that empower educators and learners worldwide.


PowerSchool is seeking a visionary and results-driven Vice President of Data and AI-ML Strategy to lead our efforts in harnessing the power of data and AI-ML to enhance our product offerings. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data strategy, AI, product management, and a passion for revolutionizing education.


  1. Data Strategy Leadership:

    • Contribute to and continue to enhance PowerSchool's comprehensive data strategy to position us as the leader in data and AI, aligned to our vision, mission, and values.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define data governance policies and standards.
  2. AI-ML Strategy Development:

    • Lead the development of the company's AI-ML strategy for product management. 
    • Develop the GTM strategy and work closely with sales and marketing to expand our TAM. 
    • Identify opportunities to leverage AI-ML to enhance existing products and develop new offerings.
    • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging AI-ML technologies.
  3. Product Enhancement:

    • Work closely with product managers to integrate AI-ML capabilities into our educational products and services.
    • Drive the development of data-driven features and functionalities that improve user experiences.
  4. Team Leadership:

    • Build and lead a high-performing team of data scientists, AI-ML experts, and product managers.
    • Provide mentorship and guidance to team members, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
  5. Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:

    • Collaborate with C-level executives to align data and AI-ML strategies with overall business goals.
    • Engage with external partners, research institutions, and industry experts to stay at the forefront of AI-ML in education.
  6. Performance Metrics:

    • Define and track key performance metrics related to data and AI-ML initiatives.
    • Report progress to the executive team and board of directors.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; advanced degree (e.g., MS, MBA, PhD) preferred.
  • Proven experience (10+ years) in data strategy, AI-ML, and product management, with a focus on the education sector.
  • Strong leadership skills, with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Deep knowledge of data analytics, AI, and machine learning technologies.
  • Familiarity with educational technology trends and industry challenges.

Compensation & Benefits

PowerSchool offers the following benefits: ​
Comprehensive Insurance Coverage (including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy benefits, Life Insurance and AD&D)​
Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts​
Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability​
Comprehensive 401(k) plan​
Generous Parental Leave​
Unrestricted paid time off (known as Discretionary Time Off - DTO) ​
Paid Community and Volunteer Time Off (VTO)​
Wellness Program, including ClassPass& Employee Assistance Program​
Tuition Reimbursement​
Optional Benefits: Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Student Debt Repayment Program and Prepaid Legal coverage​
A reasonable estimate of the base compensation range for this position is $138,000 – $261,881. The compensation range is specific to the United States and incorporates many factors including but not limited to an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience and training; licensures, degrees, and certifications; internal equity; internal pay ranges; and market data/range parameters.

EEO Commitment

PowerSchool is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. PowerSchool is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Our inclusive culture empowers PowerSchoolers to deliver the best results for our customers. We not only celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we celebrate the diverse ways we work. If you have a disability and need an accommodation regarding our recruiting process, please let us know by emailing accommodations@powerschool.com.