Startup Ecosystem Advocate, Google Cloud by Google

February 21, 2024
Startup Ecosystem Advocate, Google Cloud by Google

Job Description

About the job:

As the Startup Ecosystem Advocate, you will establish Google Cloud as a home for software, technology, and artificial intelligence Startup in APAC. As a member of the Google Cloud Startup Ecosystem team, you will be responsible for establishing Google Cloud as a thought leader in startup communities across the region. You will be the public advocate for Google Cloud to the broader startup community, and an essential API-touchpoint for the startups to connect with Google Cloud. You will help customers and ecosystem partners take advantage of Google Cloud customer adoption programs such as Google for Startups Cloud Program, and will be instrumental in the development and dissemination of new programs.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 15 years of experience in technical/product marketing, public relations, or quota carrying sales and business development for consumption-based technology.
  • Experience engaging with customers in the startup ecosystem.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience as a founder, entrepreneur, or technical thought leader.
  • Knowledge of established network in the developers, founders, and investment communities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An appreciation for the entrepreneurial tech industry.


  • Identify and engage with ecosystem organizations, private funds (i.e., Venture Capitalist, Private Equity), developers, and entrepreneurs throughout the region to help them experiment with and build on Google Cloud.
  • Collaborate with the Google Cloud Startup sales teams to increase Google Cloud adoption within the APAC region, support market-intelligence efforts for the business to aide in business prioritization, and advocate on behalf of customers within Google Cloud to ensure startup customer needs are prioritized.
  • Represent Google Cloud’s roadmap for the tech startup space in public speaking engagements, press and analyst engagements, and drive engagement in online community platforms to influence Google Cloud Platform adoption.
  • Lead the creation of startup-specific content including building quickstart architectures, andd startup customer references and features published through blogs and online community forums.
  • Travel within APAC.