Founded in 2018 by professors of Yale University and Columbia University, CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, utilizing best-in-class AI technology to secure and monitor blockchain protocols and smart contracts. CertiK’s mission is to secure the cyber world. Starting with blockchain, CertiK applies cutting-edge innovations from academia into enterprise, enabling mission-critical applications to be built with security and correctness.

CertiK is one of the fastest growing and most trusted companies in blockchain security and has become a true market leader. To date, we have collectively worked with over 1300 enterprise clients, helped secure over $90 billion worth of digital assets, and detected over 23,000 vulnerabilities in blockchain code. Our clients include leading projects such as Aave, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, Terra, Yearn, and Chiliz. Our Q1 2021 revenues have more than quadrupled the revenue of the full 2020 year. Since Q1 2020, our team size has more than doubled, and this rate of growth will continue in 2021, creating a highly effective, remote-friendly culture with talents located worldwide.

CertiK just raised over $60 million in Series B and B+ funding rounds in 2021. Our investors include top VCs like Tiger Global, Coatue Management, Shunwei Capital and Hillhouse Capital as well as industry leaders like Coinbase Ventures and Binance.

About the Role

We’re looking for an experienced, results-driven Director of Brand Marketing to help us establish a strong brand strategy and collaborate with the executive team to set the long-term company vision for our emerging technologies. As a seasoned marketing professional, you will have major impact and responsibilities in growing the success of the company.

Applicants must have extensive experience in not only setting strategic vision, but also creating and executing on a thorough action plan to achieve that vision. This is a unique opportunity for someone to join the team and integrate marketing best practices into a heavily technical organization at the forefront of blockchain, cybersecurity, quantum research, and more.

Blockchain experience isn’t required, but the right individual will have prior experience in the emerging technologies space, including but not limited to AI, autonomous driving, and other deep tech. CertiK is a global organization, so experience in brand marketing on an international level is also a plus.


  • Work closely with co-founder to identify and set company vision, mission, and values.
  • Evaluate, develop, and adapt marketing strategy for each offering to support the vision.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate quarterly marketing initiatives.
  • Develop a system to measure the success of marketing initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the executive team and other high-level stakeholders to ensure cross-team alignment.
  • Create a hiring plan to build out a strong supporting cast.
  • Collaborate with project DROs (Directly Responsible Owners) on go-to-market strategies for products and services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or equivalent experience
  • At least three years of experience in information technology related area
  • At least three years of experience with scaling and managing marketing teams
  • Ability to prioritize based on urgency, impact, and effort
  • Exceptional communication skills


  • MBA or Master’s degree
  • Experience in crypto or blockchain industry
  • Multilingual
  • Experience in global marketing