Head of AI and Data Science

Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet that is using a data-driven approach to change the way people manage their health and the way healthcare is delivered. Launched from Google X in 2015, our purpose is to bring the promise of precision health to everyone, every day. We are focused on generating and activating data from a variety of sources, including clinical, social, behavioral and the real world, to arrive at the best solutions for a person based on a comprehensive view of the evidence. Our unique expertise and capabilities in technology, data science and healthcare enable the entire healthcare ecosystem to drive better health outcomes.


To drive future innovation in healthcare, Verily is integrating the most advanced techniques in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science into our products. The Head of AI and Data Sciences will build and lead these teams, deliver advancements to our customers, oversee an AI research team, and be a key spokesperson for these innovations with our customers and the market. The leader will work closely with product management, engineering, scientific, and business teams daily.


  • Develop the company’s strategy for AI, ML, and data science, in collaboration with peers across Verily.
  • Drive an AI First objective to deliver state-of-the-art innovations and measurable experience improvements across Verily’s product lines in clinical research, care delivery, and financing solutions.
  • Recruit, develop, and lead a team of AI, ML, and data science experts.
  • Uphold the highest standards of scientific integrity and an ethical approach to the development and use of AI technologies in healthcare.
  • Be an outstanding and collaborative leader and cultivate partnerships with customers and external industry and academic collaborators.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in AI, machine learning, data science, or related fields, with 8+ years of demonstrated leadership responsibilities.
  • PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, or a related field.
  • Strong track record of shipping products that deploy AI, machine learning, and data science solutions to create meaningful customer value.
  • Pragmatic leadership skills to drive execution in startup environments and a strong interpersonal ability to engage and collaborate with partners.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with regulated medical software products and/or hardware medical devices.
  • Strong industry and academic collaborations.
  • Excellent track record of high-quality publications and research accomplishments.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $256,000 – $340,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

Why Join Us:

Build What’s Vital.

At Verily, you are a part of something bigger. We are a diverse team of builders innovating at the intersection of health and technology—united by a shared spirit of curiosity, resilience and determination to make better health possible for all. This builder mindset means your fingerprints will be on the work that shapes the future of health.

Fulfilling our precision health purpose starts with the health of our Veeps, which is why we offer flexibility, resources, and competitive benefits to support you in your whole-person well being.

Our culture reflects the behaviors that stem from living our values every day in how we Innovate Healthcare and Technology, Gain Velocity as One Verily, and Respect Individuals. As One Verily, we uphold our collective accountability to sustain this culture and to create a VIBE (Verily’s Culture of Inclusion, Belonging, and Equitability) where all Veeps feel included, a sense of belonging, and have opportunities to grow.

💰$256,000 - $340,000/Yearly

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