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Chief Operating Officer

About Prime Intellect

At Prime Intellect, we are on a mission to accelerate open and decentralized AI progress by enabling anyone to contribute compute, code or capital to train powerful, open models. Our ultimate goal? Openly accessible AGI that benefits everyone. But we can't do it alone and we want to do this together with you.

We are building the infrastructure for decentralized AI development at scale. We aggregate global compute and enable researchers to collaboratively train state-of-the-art models through distributed training across clusters.


As our Chief Operating Officer (COO), you will be a key driver in shaping our strategy, overseeing day-to-day operations, and ensuring the smooth execution of our decentralized AI protocol. This role requires a visionary leader with exceptional operational expertise, strong technical understanding, and the ability to navigate the complex landscape at the intersection of AI and decentralization.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Strategic Leadership: Work closely with the CEO and leadership team to define and implement the company's strategic vision, ensuring alignment with our mission to democratize AI.

  2. Operational Excellence: Oversee all aspects of company operations, establishing efficient processes, managing resources effectively, and driving continuous improvement to support rapid growth.

  3. Protocol Oversight: Collaborate with the Head of Protocol to ensure the successful development, deployment, and continuous enhancement of our decentralized AI protocol.

  4. Team Management: Build, lead, and mentor a high-performing team across various functions, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

  5. Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including investors, partners, and the broader decentralized AI community.

  6. Financial Management: Work with our fractional CFO to develop and manage budgets, optimize resource allocation, and ensure financial stability and growth.

  7. Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential risks, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and maintaining the highest standards of security and ethics.


  • Proven track record of successful leadership in fast-paced, high-growth technology startups, preferably in the AI or blockchain space.

  • Deep understanding of AI technologies and protocols.

  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions in a rapidly evolving environment.

  • Strong business sense and financial management skills, with experience in fundraising and investor relations.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.

  • Passion for the potential of decentralized AI to drive positive global impact, aligned with Prime Intellect's mission and values.

  • Network within the decentralized AI ecosystems, with connections to key players and thought leaders preferred.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation, including equity and token incentives, aligning your success with the growth and impact of Prime Intellect.

  • Flexible work arrangements, with the option to work remotely or in-person at our offices in San Francisco or Berlin.

  • Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance for international candidates.

  • Quarterly team off-sites, hackathons, conferences and learning opportunities.

  • Opportunity to work with a talented, hard-working and mission-driven team, united by a shared passion for leveraging technology to accelerate science and AI.

We have recently raised a $5.5 million seed round from an awesome group of investors and angels, such as Clem from HuggingFace and Dylan Patel from SemiAnalysis.

If you're excited about the opportunity to build the foundation for the future of decentralized AI and create a platform that empowers developers and researchers to push the boundaries of what's possible, we'd love to hear from you.

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