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Innovation Analyst

Rose Rock Bridge is a venture studio with a $50 million in-house VC fund. We commercialize breakthrough technologies for leading Fortune 500 energy corporations such as Williams, ONEOK, Devon Energy, and H&P. Our focus is on transforming high-impact innovations from lab to market, fostering early partnerships, and providing comprehensive IP support, funding, and grant applications. We support technologies addressing resilience of energy assets, preparedness for extreme weather events, and longevity of midstream energy infrastructure. This year, we are backing 15 high-potential technologies in enhanced geothermal, critical minerals, methane management, and produced water.

As an Innovation Analyst, you will be instrumental in shaping and launching products from our portfolio startups. This role requires a proactive, strategic thinker capable of integrating technical analysis, market insights, and stakeholder management.


  • Investment Thesis Development: Work with corporate partners to identify strategic priorities and create investment theses aligned with market needs.
  • Industry-Academia Connect: Bridge our network of over 40 universities and corporate partners, fostering industry-informed development of commercially viable innovations.
  • Due Diligence: Collaborate with founders and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs) to evaluate technologies, assess market viability, and prepare investment memos and techno-economic analyses.
  • Product Vision & Stakeholder Engagement: Define and lead the product vision for portfolio startups, ensuring strategic alignment among stakeholders.
  • External Partnerships: Collaborate with sustainability-focused companies, local governments, and strategic partners to support Rose Rock Bridge initiatives.


  • Graduate degree (MS, MEM, or MIM) preferred but not required.
  • Experience in product development or startup environments.
  • Strong technical or engineering background.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to identify emerging technological trends.
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.