Product Lead (Blockchain & Protocol)

About US

Sahara is building a decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) network that will offer fair and universal access to global knowledge capital. Through its suite of trustless, permissionless, and privacy-preserving products, including Sahara Chain, Sahara Data, and Sahara Knowledge Agents (KAs), the network aims to revolutionize human-AI collaboration by empowering individuals with opportunities to leverage, scale, and monetize their knowledge capital. Sahara has secured the backing of prominent Web3 and AI investors, including Polychain Capital, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, Samsung Next, and many more. 

Our Vision

Sahara envisions a world where human potential is maximized through the seamless integration of AI and blockchain technologies. We aim to make knowledge a shared and valued resource for everyone, creating a global ecosystem where every individual and business can freely and fairly access, utilize, and benefit from the vast expanse of their knowledge capital while maintaining their privacy and autonomy.

Our Principles

🔐 | Trust & Security: we are utilizing blockchain technology to ensure secure, private data ownership

🧑‍💻 | Innovation: we are developing AI-driven solutions for innovative knowledge utilization and monetization

🌍 | Fairness & Diversity: we are committed to providing fair and universal access to global knowledge for every human

About the Role

As the Product Lead for our purpose-built blockchain, you will be instrumental in building our blockchain from zero to one. You will oversee the entire product lifecycle, from conceptualization and design through development, launch, and growth phases. This role demands a deep understanding of blockchain technology, exceptional leadership skills, and a visionary approach to product development. This position will be on-site based in San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles.


  • Vision and Strategy Development: Craft a clear vision and strategic plan for our purpose-built blockchain and execution layer protocols, ensuring alignment with broader AI/web3 market needs and company objectives.
  • Product Planning and Management: Define product requirements and roadmaps, setting priorities to align with strategic goals. Oversee the product lifecycle from concept through development, launch, and beyond.
  • Technical Oversight: Work closely with tech leads to make key modular architectural and protocol decisions, ensure the blockchain's integrity, and maintain a focus on high-performance, privacy, security, and provenance.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Act as a bridge between technical teams, marketing & ecosystem teams, external partners, and the broader blockchain community to gather insights, build consensus, and drive adoption.
  • Market Analysis, Product Research and Positioning: Conduct comprehensive market and product research to guide product positioning and identify competitive advantages.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks, including technical challenges, market shifts, and regulatory concerns, developing strategies to mitigate risks.
  • Performance Metrics: Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the blockchain performance and make data-driven decisions for improvements.
  • Community Building: Foster a vibrant community around our blockchain, engaging with developers, users, and other stakeholders to ensure a strong ecosystem.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Governance: Ensure the blockchain platform adheres to relevant regulatory requirements and establishes a governance model that aligns with decentralized principles.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years product management or related industry experience
  • 0 to 1 experience in building a L1 or L2 blockchain and protocol
  • Understanding and experience with AI is a plus
  • Familiarity with distributed infrastructure and architectures, blockchain technologies, and decentralized services
  • Experience working in a technical environment with a broad, cross functional team to drive product vision, define product requirements, coordinate resources from other groups (design, legal, etc.), and guide the team through key milestones

What We Offer

🤖 | Shape the future of AI and Blockchain with a global and diverse team of industry experts on a mission to drive the AI industry forward.

⚙️ | Work closely with pioneering AI companies and startups.

💰 | Highly competitive compensation package.

🏥 | Comprehensive health benefits package and vacation time.

💻 | Support for career and professional development.

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