Director, Strategy & Business Operations at Carta | Powderkeg

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

At Carta, our employees set out on a mission to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. We believe that the problems we solve today unlock the opportunities of tomorrow. As a Director, Strategy & Business Operations, you’ll work to:

  • Drive end-to-end strategic projects which result in the creation of a new business or accelerate the growth of an existing business
  • Drive Carta’s foray into new software and financial products which leverage the power and depth of Carta’s data, customer relationships, and network
  • Strengthen Carta’s market position as the leading cap table and fund administration software provider
  • Help business leaders and executives make smart decisions by bringing data, analysis, and industry expertise to bear on the complicated problems we are solving

The Team You'll Work With

You’ll be joining our Strategy & Business Operations Team. The Strategy & Business Operations team leads planning and delivery of key initiatives at Carta. This role will be responsible for taking the lead on high priority projects to incubate new products, scale existing businesses, or enter new markets.

The Strategy & Business Operations team partners with product and business leaders to drive Carta’s strategy, identify opportunities for growth and investment, and drive innovation and best-in-class execution across teams to accelerate our path to $1bn+ in annual revenue.

About You

  • You have a learning mindset; we learn new things every day
  • You are motivated to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • You are comfortable with data and ambiguity
  • You have an ability to seek information, solve conceptual problems, corral resources and deliver results in challenging situations
  • You have excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex thoughts and strategies into simple, actionable recommendations, especially to executives
  • You have experience managing complex projects and programs while demonstrating exceptional business judgment
  • You are a great coach and can help nurture and growth your team


Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our expected cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role is: $221,250 - $295,00 in San Francisco, CA.

Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, [Fast Company's Most Innovative]( companies/2020) list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a [Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category]( benefits) and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director, Strategy & Business Operations
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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