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KPMG Associate Director, Technology Innovation - Research in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Associate Director, Technology Innovation - Research

Requisition Number: 111421 - 40

Function: Business Support Services

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State: MA

City: Boston


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, Technology Innovation - Research to join our Digital Nexus technology organization. This is a remote work opportunity.


  • Lead the research and development efforts in the field of Gen AI, including developing new algorithms, models, and techniques for analyzing and interpreting genetic data

  • Collaborate with external partners and stakeholders to identify new opportunities for innovation and research in the field of Gen AI

  • Stay up to date with the latest research and trends in the field of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science, and apply this knowledge to drive innovation in Gen AI; provide market insights and analysis to inform the development of Gen AI products and services

  • Guide/work with a team of researchers and developers, providing guidance and support to ensure the successful execution of projects; work closely with cross-functional teams to develop proof of concept (POC) projects and prototypes that demonstrate the potential of Gen AI

  • Partner and collaborate with other technology groups, acting as a thought leader for Gen AI, Gen AI roadmaps, and next generation technology direction


  • Minimum five years of recent experience in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred

  • Strong leadership skills, with experience managing teams of researchers and developers

  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations and ability to apply multiple AI solutions to business problems; able to work effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners

  • Experience in developing proof of concept (POC) projects and prototypes; quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new Gen AI technologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; Must be able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team; foster the development of high-performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization; ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures and influence organizational priorities

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KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG recruits on a rolling basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to any role(s) for which they are qualified that is also of interest to them.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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