Audere - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Seattle, WA | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Comprehensive Position Profile

The Organization

Audere, a Seattle-based, impact-minded social enterprise, invents and deploys highly-reliable rapid diagnostic testing to improve global health, enabling anyone with a smartphone to receive instant and accurate disease diagnoses. The team of passionate, innovative minds combines smartphone technology, computer vision, machine learning, A.I., and the best of cloud-based services to deliver digital health solutions. To date, the development of Audere's projects has been funded by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Justworks.

You can learn more about Audere and current projects here.

The Position

Reporting to the board of directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) serves as the lead executive of the organization, responsible for informing the vision, defining the strategy, and its implementation. This includes all operational, administrative, technical, fundraising, business development activities, budget development, financial reporting, and ensuring operational excellence.

More specific responsibilities include managing and mentoring other leaders within the organization; developing and fostering relationships with funders, partners, customers, and other external stakeholders; developing and implementing H.R. policies and procedures; board relations; and identifying and engaging with external experts and vendors (e.g., legal, accounting, cybersecurity).

The CEO has three direct reports (Head of Product; Head of Engineering; Head of Strategy and Partnerships) with an overall staff of twenty-five (25) FTEs. Audere's annual operating budget is approximately $5M U.S.

Compensation and Benefits

The annual salary for this position is $250,000. Audere offers a competitive benefits package that includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a flexible spending account (FSA), a 401k plan with a 4% employer match, as well as vacation and sick leave.

The position is open until filled, with a priority deadline of May 28, 2021.

Candidate materials are reviewed on an on-going basis and initial interviews will begin by late-April. Please submit a resume and a two-page (or less) cover letter addressed to the board of directors at:

Please upload the resume and cover letter as a single, combined WORD or PDF document.

You may direct questions to Ed Rogan at or 206.697.8428 or Amy Burton at or 206.718.5122

Audere is a progressive and equal opportunity employer committed to creating a welcoming work environment. Audere and the Valtas Group do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, gender identity, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. We are committed to a diverse, socially just, and welcoming work environment, and people of color, people with varying abilities, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are especially encouraged to apply.